The Victoria police have announced that six men have been charged with kidnapping in Victoria, B.C.
On Monday, September 7, police were initially called to a multi-unit residential building for the report of a loud domestic disturbance, according to a news release. They later learned that a man was assaulted with a weapon and kidnapped from the suite by six Calgary residents.
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Investigators believed this to be a targeted incident.
The victim was taken outside of Victoria in a vehicle and during the transport, the men continued to assault him with weapons.
After stopping the vehicle, the victim was able to escape and make it to a safe location to call the police.
During the next two days, 27-year-old Miles Anton Brown, 28-year-old William Ricardo Miranda, 24-year-old Steven Claude Pellerin, 28-year-old Anthony Tootoosis, 27-year-old Jeff Robert McDonald, and 26-year-old Jenner Boguen were each charged with one count of kidnapping and one count of assault with a weapon.