A man who terrorised and beat a victim with Asperger syndrome for hours in regional Victoria has been jailed for at least eight years and eight months.
Timothy Mason, 27, was today sentenced to a total of 12 years and four months in prison by the County Court over the February 2018 crime at Geelong.
Mason kidnapped, beat and terrorised a man for up to 20 hours, leaving the victim unrecognisable to his mother.
Mason pleaded guilty to a range of offences including aggravated burglary, intentionally causing injury, making threats to kill, robbery, kidnapping, extortion and handling stolen goods.
He has already served 487 days in custody.
© AAP 2019