A man was kidnapped by men wearing balaclavas and army camouflage in Stony Stratford.

At approximately 10.30pm on Wednesday May 13, the 55-year-old victim was at an address in Augustus Road when three men forced entry into the property before and dragging him outside.

They forced him into a white Transit van before driving to a flyover bridge at Deanshanger.

He was released unhurt.


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All of the kidnappers were men and were wearing balaclavas and army camouflage clothing. Two of the men spoke with Scottish accents.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Jodie Parsons, based at Milton Keynes police station, said: “Occurrences such as this are extremely rare, and I believe this to be an isolated incident. There have been no similar such reports before or since, and thankfully, the victim was not injured, although was left shaken by the incident.

“I am appealing to anybody who believes that they have information about this incident to make contact with police.

“I’m particularly keen to hear from anybody who was in the vicinity of Deanshanger flyover bridge late in the evening of 13 May and witnessed anything suspicious involving a white Transit van to please come forward.

“If you were driving in the area and have dash-cam in your vehicles, please check this and contact police if it has captured anything that may help this investigation.

“You can do so by making a report online or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43200142424.

“To remain 100% anonymous, you can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”