A man reportedly had three fingers cut off with a knife in a horrifying kidnapping ordeal after being abducted alongside his girlfriend from their Melbourne home in the early hours of the morning.
The 29-year-old man and his 31-year-old partner were thrown in the back of a car and for about an hour driven around Frankston, southeast of the city, after being taken on September 28, Victoria Police said in a statement.
They were reportedly taken to an address on Orwil Street where police allege kidnappers tied the man to a chair and cut three fingers off with a knife, The Herald Sun reported.
His girlfriend managed to escape and ran to a neighbouring home for help about 1.30am, according to police.
Police said the male victim was found by officers inside the home and taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Two men from Frankston, one aged 37 and another 24, are facing charges of kidnapping, robbery and assault-related offences.
They have both been remanded in custody to face Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on October 2.
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