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Attempted Child Abduction Investigation,
John Street pedestrian bridge and Bremner Boulevard area

Broadcast time: 10:30
Date: Sunday, November 21, 2021
Unit: 52 Division
Phone: 416-808-5200
Case #: 2021-2240550

The Toronto Police Service is requesting that public's assistance in an attempted child abduction investigation.

The incident happened on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at approximately 8:55p.m., at the John Street pedestrian bridge, north of Bremner Boulevard area.

It is reported:

- a man, who was with another man, approached a missing child

- the man told the boy that he would take him home

- the child agreed to go with him

- private security intervened, after receiving an alert from police

- the two men fled and were last seen walking toward Bremner Boulevard

- the boy was reunited with his parents

The first man is described as white, 30-35, 5’7”, average build wearing a black puffy vest, sweater with striped sleeves, black pants, black boots and black baseball cap.

The second man is described as white, 30-35, 5’8”, average build wearing a red/white lumberjack jacket and grey pants.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, 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 or Google Play.

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Constable Edward Parks, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Pat Stewart, 52 Division