TWO men have been charged with attempted kidnapping after a man was attacked in Southampton.

Police were called after a 32-year-old man from the city was assaulted on High Road at about 6.20pm on Saturday, March 16.

The victim was treated for cuts and bruises to his head.

Timotei Rudareasa, 33, of Oakley Road, Southampton, and Zacheu Rudareasa, 31, of Ashwood Gardens, Southampton, have both been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent and attempted kidnapping.

They were both due to appear at Southampton Magistrates' Court yesterday.