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Greater Manchester Police have charged four people after a man was tied up and assaulted in Tameside.
Officers were called to a house on Whiteacre Road at 6am on Wednesday 31 August 2011. They found a man in his 30's - he was taken to hospital and treated for his injuries.
Maggie Anne Bowden (born 31/12/1973), of Whiteacre Road, Tameside, is charged with grievous bodily harm without intent, false imprisonment and committing an act / serious of acts with intent to pervert the course of justice.
Anthony Connelly (born 15/03/1986) of Broadoak Road, Ashton, and Rebecca Willis (born 07/08/1987), of Sheard Avenue, Ashton, are both charged with grievous bodily harm without intent and false imprisonment.
Robert Foulkes (born 13/02/1986), of Whiteacre Road, is charged with committing an act / serious of acts with intent to pervert the course of justice.
Chief Superintendent Nick Adderley said "While we have charged four people, I want to stress that this is not the end of our investigation by any means, but in many ways just the start.
"My officers are continuingto look at all the evidence we have to establish exactly what happened that night and our investigation is very much ongoing. We have had a fantastic response from members of community and that has allowed us to make significant progress with our inquiries â¿¿ however we still need people to come forward.
"We understand thisis a very tight-knit community and that the answers to exactly what happened lie within that community. I want to take this opportunity to appeal to people to come forward and speak to us, in complete confidence if necessary.
If you do not want to give your name, you can go provide information through Crimestoppers anonymously."