A 31-YEAR-OLD man from Shipley was arrested on suspicion of kidnap of a man who reported he was driven from Lancashire to the Bradford district.

Lancashire Police were contacted in the early hours of Sunday morning following reports of a kidnap.

A man in his 20s reported he had travelled from Oswaldtwistle in Lancashire to the Bradford area where he was abducted and assaulted.

He was later taken back to Oswaldtwistle by the offenders who made off from the scene.

The man suffered a number of injuries and was treated at Royal Blackburn Hospital.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: “Following enquiries, a 31-year-old man from the Shipley area was arrested by police on suspicion of kidnap.

“He was later released under investigation pending further enquiries.”