Public Safety Alert,
Assault/Attempt Abduction investigation,
Park Lawn Road and Berry Road area
Broadcast time: 20:40
Friday, January 25, 2019
Case #: 2019-156743
The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an Assault/Attempted Abduction investigation.
On Friday, January 25, 2019, at approximately 3 p.m., officers responded to a call for a suspicious incident in the Park Lawn Road and Berry Road area.
It is reported that:
- a group of children, ages 10-11, were walking down the street
- they were approached from behind by a man
- he grabbed one of the children and tried to pull them away
- the group of children began screaming
- the man let go and the children fled
He is described as white, 50-years-old, 6'0", with a medium to heavy build, short white hair, unshaven, with a prominent nose. He was wearing a khaki or light green bomber-style jacket, a grey or black winter hat, and black sunglasses.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Everett Dunbar, 11 Division