Woman to face court on kidnapping charge

Facing court

A 21-year-old woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Tuesday, 8 October 2019) on a kidnapping charge.

The woman is the third person to face court for alleged involvement in forcibly confining a man to a residence in Moncrieff on Wednesday, 2 October 2019, during which time he was assaulted and threatened.

The victim was allegedly released by the offenders after a number of hours.

Following an investigation, the woman was arrested yesterday (Monday, 7 October 2019).

The woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning charged with kidnap person who suffers grievous bodily harm at the time. Police will appose bail.

Media enquiries

Police Media — (02) 5126 9070, act-police-media@afp.gov.au