Armed Crime Squad detectives have arrested a man following an alleged kidnapping in North Melbourne in July.
Police were called following reports a man had been kidnapped and assaulted on Wednesday 14 July.
It will be alleged after the man was kidnapped demands were made for his return.
The 26-year-old North Melbourne man was released later that evening and had sustained minor injuries.
Detectives executed a search warrant at a Werribee address this morning and arrested an 18-year-old Werribee man.
He has been charged with kidnapping, false imprisonment, extortion with threat to inflict serious injury, intentionally cause injury and theft of a motor vehicle.
He will appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.