Four people charged after assault in Claymore and Eagle Vale

Police were called out to an assault and kidnapping incident on Saturday in Macarthur. Picture: 9 News Sydney
Police were called out to an assault and kidnapping incident on Saturday in Macarthur. Picture: 9 News Sydney

Four men have been charged following an assault and kidnapping incident in Macarthur on Saturday.

Two men were assaulted, one of them detained, at a home on Martens Way, Claymore.

About 4pm on Saturday four men attended the Claymore home and confronted the occupants.

The group demanded to speak with a man,but he wasn’t at the house.

Police were told a female occupant then took two of the men to a home on Peats Close at Eagle Vale, while the other two men remained at the Martens Way home.

Two men in the Peats Close home, aged 25 and 22, were then allegedly assaulted by two offenders.

Both victims sustained lacerations and swelling to their head. 

The offenders then allegedly threatened the 25-year-old man with a pistol.

The 25-year-old man was forced to enter a vehicle with the one of the male offenders and the woman.

The vehicle then returned to the Martens Way address.

One of the offenders remained in Eagle Vale.

Police were notified by other residents and attended both addresses, arresting all four male offenders.

At the Martens Way address, police seized a loaded black pistol and a machete in the back seat of a vehicle.

Two further pistols were located in a freezer at the address and a sawn off shotgun was found in a drawer.

Crime scenes were established at both addresses and examined.

The four men - aged 28, 26, 24 and 23 – were taken to Macquarie Fields Police Station and charged.

The 28-year-old was charged with taking/detaining a person with intent to obtain advantage; possessing loaded firearm; and for assault causing actual bodily harm.

The 26-year-old was charged with taking/detaining a person with intent to obtain advantage.

The 24-year-old was charged with taking/detaining a person with intent to obtain advantage; for assault causing actual bodily harm in company; and possessing a prohibited drug.

The 23-year-old was charged with take/detain person in company with intent to obtain advantage.

The four men were all refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court on Sunday.

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