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Ex-cricketer Stuart MacGill allegedly kidnapped, released

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Former Test cricketer Stuart MacGill was allegedly kidnapped from his home in Sydney last month before being released an hour later, Australian media reported Wednesday.

New South Wales state police described the victim of the April 14 alleged kidnapping only as a 50-year-old man. MacGill was widely identified as the victim, including in reports by the Australian Broadcasting Corp. and News Corp. newspapers.

Media reported that MacGill was confronted by a man on a street in Sydney’s north before two other men arrived and helped force him into a car.