Man wanted in abduction of 8-year-old girl,
Blaydon Public School
Broadcast time: 13:50
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Case #: 2019-2114010
The Toronto Police Service requests the public's assistance to identify a man wanted in the abduction of an 8-year-old girl.
On Friday, November 1, 2019, at approximately 8:53 p.m., officers responded to a call for a suspicious incident near Blaydon Public School.
It is reported that:
- an 8-year-old girl was walking in the area at 3:30 p.m.
- she was approached by a strange man
- he grabbed her, covering her mouth with his hand
- he dragged her 60 metres to an SUV
- he tried to force her into the SUV
- the little girl broke free and ran away
He is described as white, 40-50, 5'8", skinny build, and has short grey hair. He was wearing a blue and pink t-shirt, grey sweat pants, and black dress shoes. He drove away in what is believed to be a red Mazda CX-5 with tinted windows.
Security camera video and an image of the car, believed to be a red Mazda CX-5 the suspect used to get away, are now released.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3100, 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 Pilippo Bevilacqua, 31 Division