Two men have been charged with assault and kidnapping after a man was beaten and left for dead in bushland off Macmasters Beach.
At around 9:30pm on Friday, October 18, three men left a licensed premise in Terrigal in a Toyota Corolla.
At 11pm, it is alleged that the car stopped on Carrack Rd, Kincumber, where one man dragged another man from the vehicle and proceeded to punch and kick him a number of times to the head.
The man was dragged back into the car and driven to Doyle Rd, Macmasters Beach, where he was allegedly left in bushland.
Around 11am the following day, the 36-year-old man was found by a passer-by, unconscious, with serious injuries.
Officers attached to Brisbane Water Police District attended and established two crime scenes.
The man was taken to Gosford Hospital to be treated for a fracture to the mandible and possible brain damage.
Following inquiries, on Thursday, October 24, a 22-year-old man was arrested in Terrigal and charged with cause grievous bodily harm to person with intent and take/detain person in company with intent to obtain advantage.
He was refused bail to appear at Gosford Local Court on Friday, December 20.
On Sunday, October 27, a 27-year-old man was arrested at Gosford Police Station and was also charged with cause grievous bodily harm to person with intent and take/detain person in company with intent to obtain advantage.
He was refused bail and appeared at Gosford Local Court on Monday, October 28.
Media release, Oct 28
NSW Police Media