Public Safety Alert – East Lynn Park

April 18, 2008 – 05:27 pm

Public Safety Alert,
Attempted child abduction,
55 Division

55 Division

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

On Thursday, April 17, 2008, between 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m., it is reported that:

– a woman approached a four-year-old child in the East Lynn Park, in the Danforth Avenue/Woodbine Avenue area,

– the woman grabbed the child by the arm and tried to entice him away,

– when the child’s caregiver intervened, the woman said, “What are you doing with my son?”

The woman is described as white, 40 to 50, 5’8″ – 5’10”, very skinny, with long blonde curly hair. She was wearing a green shirt, beige pants and lots of bracelets.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or online at

Constable Wendy Drummond, Public Information, for Detective Debra Houston, 55 Division

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