Manhunt after Sydney man allegedly held at gunpoint, kidnapped and robbed

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A search is underway for three men who police say might be able to help them with an investigation into the alleged kidnapping of a man in Sydney’s southwest.

At about 7.30pm on April 27, a 27-year-old man was speaking with two other men in Campsie when they suddenly pulled out firearms and threatened him, NSW Police said.

The man was allegedly then forced into a car and held at an unknown location in the St George area, understood to be the suburb of Bexley, overnight.

There, police claim the 27-year-old was assaulted and his credit cards, mobile phone and car — a dark grey BMW sedan — were stolen.

CCTV still images of the three men.
Police have released CCTV footage of three men they believe could assist their investigation into the alleged kidnapping. Source: NSW Police

The next morning, the man was driven to Strathfield, where he was able to escape with superficial injuries. He has since recovered.

Police have released CCTV footage of three men they believe could assist their investigation into the alleged kidnapping.

The video shows the men entering a bank foyer in the Strathfield area. One of them can be seen placing cards into ATMs as the other two men pace behind him.

The first man depicted in the video is described as being of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, aged in his 50s, and of large build.

He is shown wearing a black and grey jacket over a red T-shirt, black tracksuit pants with white stripes and a cap.

The second man is described as of being Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance, aged in his 30s, of a large build and has a dark beard.

He is shown wearing a white jumper, grey-coloured shorts, white shoes, a cap and carrying a shoulder bag.

The third man depicted is described only as being of large build with a ponytail. He is shown wearing a black jumper, shorts, shoes and a cap.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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