Four men have been committed to stand trial after a teenager was allegedly abducted, threatened with a gun and assaulted for his role in a break-in.
It's alleged Kieran Heather, Grant Quigley, Jayden Flower and Michael Deslandes took the 17-year-old out to bushland against his will and kicked and punched him, and hit him with a heated pole.
The teen has admitted to a burglary on Deslandes' Jevington Court home before the alleged abduction last December.
It's alleged the group had been trying to get back Deslandes' stolen motorbikes but the victim denied stealing them.
They were committed to trial on Thursday after the Wodonga Magistrates Court heard evidence from the teenager, his mother, grandmother and a detective.
Leading Senior Constable Ray Causer went through information that had been downloaded from Flower's phone.
I've had many sleepless nights, I can assure you (of) thatThe alleged abduction victim giving evidence
He allegedly sent a message to Heather, saying he was "going hunting" and Heather asked "am I coming?"
Flower allegedly said if was up to him.
"We need to find this s--- and these dogs," he wrote.
The alleged victim said he'd had many sleepless nights over the incident.
His mother said the four men had surrounded him at the Wodonga Raiders football ground.
She had suggested they meet in a public area following the break-in.
"It was quite intimidating," she said.
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The Wodonga woman said she already had her phone ready to call triple zero and did so as her son was surrounded.
She made multiple emergency calls after her son fled, including a call as he was allegedly driven away in a Toyota HiLux.
The teenager on Thursday said he was certain one of the men had a gun, having told the court a day earlier it was pointed at him several times and held to the back of his head.
"It was a gun," he said.
"I'm 100 per cent sure.
"I'm not crazy."
But the alleged victim said he wasn't sure if it was real.
"It was either a gun or a replica," he said.
"I've had many sleepless nights, I can assure you (of) that."
He said the heated pole he was hit with was so hot, it stuck into him.
His mother said her son didn't want to talk about the incident immediately after it occurred.
He told her he didn't take the motorbikes.