3 Accused of Kidnapping, Beating Man


Three men in New Hampshire have been accused of abducting and beating another man before he was able to escape and call for help.

Police said they received a call that the 21-year-old man was forced into a vehicle in Rochester, but was able to break a window and flee on Wednesday night. Police said they do not believe it was a random act. The man suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital.

Police arrested three men on kidnapping and assault charges. One also faced drug charges. Two men are from Rochester and the third is from Laconia.

All three faced arraignment Thursday.

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