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Man arrested after Christchurch kidnap and assault

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Image caption The victim was dragged from a convenience store by a group of men

A man has been arrested in connection with a kidnap and assault in Dorset.

A 22-year-old man was dragged from a convenience store in Hunt Road, Christchurch by a number of men thought to have knives at 19:30 GMT on Friday.

He was taken away in a car before being located in the town three hours later. He was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

A 23-year-old man from London has been detained on suspicion of kidnap and grievous bodily harm with intent.

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