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Pickering man beaten, held against will in condo unit, Durham police say

Durham Regional Police responded to a disturbance call at a Bayley Street condo.
Durham Regional Police responded to a disturbance call at a Bayley Street condo. Durham Regional Police Service / File / Twitter

Durham police say multiple arrests have been made after a 26-year-old man was held against his will and beaten in a Pickering condo unit.

Just after midnight on Thursday, officers said they were called to the Bayley Street condo with reports of a disturbance coming from inside the building.

Police said they heard noises coming from a unit and forced their way in. Officers found a male suffering from multiple injuries who indicated he had been tied up and beaten by several people. The victim was taken to hospital in non-life threatening condition.

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Officers arrested two males, aged 18 and 23, and one 19-year-old female who were inside the unit at the time. Investigators said they are continuing to look into the situation, but do not believe it was a random event.

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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Debosky at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2534 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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