Child abduction attempt in heart of Jewish community
TORONTO — Toronto police reported an attempted abduction of a seven-year-old boy near Yeshivat Or Chaim, in the heart of Downsview’s Jewish community, on Friday, May 10.
The attempt, made near the Almore Avenue and Faywood Boulevard area, occurred at 4:40 p.m.
Toronto Police’s Division 32 reported that it wanted to make the public aware of the “suspicious incident.”
According to police, a man driving a vehicle stopped and asked the seven−year−old boy to get in the car.
The man then opened the rear driver’s−side door, and the boy ran inside his home. The man then drove off.
The suspect is described as black, 50 to 60 years old, with a heavy build and black curly hair. His vehicle is described as a small black car, possibly a Toyota.
Police are asking anyone with information to contact them at 416−808−3200 or through Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416−222−TIPS (8477).
Information on the incident can also be sent online at www.222tips.com, by text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or by leaving a tip on Facebook.
Citizens can also download a free Crime Stoppers App via iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.