Detectives link dark car with kidnap drama

DETECTIVES on the county's major investigation team today said three or four men were involved in kidnapping a Suffolk man.

DETECTIVES on the county's major investigation team today said three or four men could be involved in the kidnapping of a Suffolk man.

The victim was snatched from a house in Drinkstone, near Bury St Edmunds, on Sunday evening.

Police investigating the abduction have now appealed for anyone who may have seen the men and a vehicle, possibly a dark-coloured Ford Focus or Fiesta in the area 5pm and 9pm.

The only description of the men police would like to trace is that they were black.


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The abduction victim, who is in his 30s, was taken to London but has since been rescued from a premises in the capital.

Although police have declined to go into specific details it is believed the man was found in a block of flats.

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The incident began when he was threatened by men at the house in Drinkstone and forced to get into a car, which was then driven to the capital.

The following morning officers in London received a call from a member of the public in Lewisham, south London, who reported hearing a man calling for the police.

Officers went to an address in the borough where they found the man.

Detectives are currently conducting enquiries in West Suffolk and London.

Anyone with information is asked to call Suffolk Constabulary 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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