Neighbours called the police after a woman was seen being dragged by knifepoint into a car. Four people have now been charged over the kidnapping.
Neighbours called the police after a woman was seen being dragged by knifepoint into a car. Four people have now been charged over the kidnapping.

Woman dragged into car at knifepoint

FOUR people have been charged after a woman was allegedly abducted on the Gold Coast.

At around 10.30pm on Wednesday neighbours alerted police after they saw a 24-year-old woman allegedly being dragged and forced into a car at knifepoint in Surfers Paradise.

Police immediately commenced investigations around Illawong St and Stanhill Drv.

The woman was found by officers at an address in Surfers Paradise Blvd on Thursday morning, with two men and two women.

A 40-year-old man from Miami will face 10 charges, including two counts each of armed robbery and possession of dangerous drugs, as well as one count each of kidnapping and common assault.

A man from Thangool, 30, was charged with six offences, including two counts of deprivation of liberty and one count each of kidnapping, armed robbery and common assault.

A 24-year-old woman from Bongaree will face seven charges, including kidnapping, deprivation of liberty, armed robbery, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, possession of a drug utensil and two counts of possession of dangerous drugs.

Police bail was denied for all three. They are due to appear in Southport Magistrates Court on Friday.

A 41-year-old Clayfield woman was charged with one count of deprivation of liberty. She will appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on July 6.

The kidnapped woman sustained minor injuries.

Originally published as Woman dragged into car at knifepoint


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