Kidnapping: Dubbo property entered following incident in Byrock

POLICE APPEAL: Police are appealing for information following a kidnapping in Byrock and subsequent property incident in Dubbo. Photo: FILE
POLICE APPEAL: Police are appealing for information following a kidnapping in Byrock and subsequent property incident in Dubbo. Photo: FILE

POLICE are appealing for information after a man was allegedly kidnapped in the state's north-west last week.

About 9pm on Thursday, January 2, a 75-year-old man was approached by three men and was detained on his property at Byrock, north of Cobar.

The group ransacked the house and left a few hours later along with cash and keys.

The 75-year-old man was taken to Bourke Police District Hospital where he was treated for injuries.

The three men have allegedly used the keys to enter a premises at John Brass Place, Dubbo on Friday, January 3.

A crime scene has been established, and an investigation is underway.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

MAP: The location of Byrock

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This story Police appealing for information following kidnapping of elderly man first appeared on Daily Liberal.