April 18, 2008 – 05:27 pm
Public Safety Alert,
Attempted child abduction,
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 www.222tips.com.
Constable Wendy Drummond, Public Information, for Detective Debra Houston, 55 Division