Here’s what we know:
About 8pm on Wednesday 14 April 2021, Stuart was allegedly confronted by a 46-year-old man near the intersection of Parraween and Winnie Streets at Cremorne.
A short time later the pair were approached by two other men, forcing the older man into a vehicle.
He was then driven to a property at Bringelly, where the two men, plus another unknown man, allegedly assaulted 50-year-old Stuart and threatened him with a firearm.
About an hour later, he was driven to the Belmore area and released.
The incident was reported to officers from North Shore Police Area Command on Wednesday 20 April 2021.
Detectives from the State Crime Command’s Robbery and Serious Crime Squad were notified and subsequently commenced an investigation under Strike Force Cain.
Following extensive investigations, strike force detectives, with assistance from Raptor Squad and the Public Order and Riot Squad, arrested four men – aged 27, 29, 42 and 46 – from 6am today (Wednesday 5 May 2021).