Mum, teens charged with kidnapping
A MOTHER and three teenagers have been charged over the shock kidnapping of a Sydney schoolboy this week.
On Tuesday afternoon, a 14-year-old boy as attacked on his way home from school and dragged into a house where he was held captive for three hours.
Police will allege a group of teenagers tied the boy up, kicked and punched him and hacked his hair off with scissors.
When the boy was found in a paddock at Shavely, he was taken to the Westmead Children's Hospital with serious face and neck injuries.
On Thursday night a 45-year-old woman, two boys aged 16 and a 14-year-old girl were arrested at a home in Sydney's west.
All four were charged with special aggravated kidnapping.