UPDATE: Kidnap charge after 'serious assault' in Harrogate woods

Police are investigating the alleged incident.
Police are investigating the alleged incident.

Two men have been charged with the alleged assault of a 24-year-old man in Harrogate early on Saturday (October 17).

A 31-year-old man has been charged with assault and kidnap and a 32-year-old man has been charges with grievous bodily harm and kidnap following the alleged incident.

Police were investigating the incident that took place in the early hours on Saturday near Hookstone Woods.

Officers secured the scene to carry out a full investigation and enquiries are still ongoing.

The pair are due to appear in Northallerton Magistrates Court today.