Police request assistance with attempted abduction investigation, Sammon/Greenwood area

From the Toronto Police:
Sex Crimes Unit
416-808-7474

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an attempted abduction investigation.

It is reported that:

– on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 1:30 p.m., a 12-year-old girl left her home and went to a convenience store in the Sammon Avenue/Greenwood Avenue area

– while en route, she passed a parked white van with two men on board

– the male passenger exited the van and grabbed the girl’s arm

– the girl was able to escape the man’s grasp

– the man fled the scene

The male passenger is described as 30, brown, 5’8”, green eyes, white hair with a long white beard. He was last seen wearing a Taqiyah and robe.

The van is described as having rust on the rear-door hinges as well as over the wheel wells.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook. Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

Constable Tony Vella, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Shannon Warcop, Sex Crimes Unit

http://www.torontopolice.on.ca/newsreleases/release.php?id=24385

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