Mum, teens charged with kidnapping

A MOTHER and three teenagers have been charged over the shock kidnapping of a Sydney schoolboy this week.

On Tuesday afternoon, a 14-year-old boy as attacked on his way home from school and dragged into a house where he was held captive for three hours.

Police will allege a group of teenagers tied the boy up, kicked and punched him and hacked his hair off with scissors.

When the boy was found in a paddock at Shavely, he was taken to the Westmead Children's Hospital with serious face and neck injuries.

On Thursday night a 45-year-old woman, two boys aged 16 and a 14-year-old girl were arrested at a home in Sydney's west.

All four were charged with special aggravated kidnapping.

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