Police search for 2 men involved in attempted kidnapping of children in downtown Toronto – Toronto | The Canadian News

Toronto police are searching for two men wanted in connection with an attempted kidnapping of a child in the city center on Saturday night.

Police said the incident occurred just before 9 p.m. on the John Street pedestrian bridge, north of Bremner Boulevard.

Investigators said two men approached a missing boy and told him they would take him home. The boy agreed to go with them before private security intervened after being alerted by the police.

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The two men fled the scene and police said they were last seen walking towards Bremner.

Since then, the boy has been reunited with his parents.

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The first man is described as between the ages of 30 to 35 and five foot seven with an average build. At the time of the incident, he was reportedly wearing a puffy black vest, a sweater with striped sleeves, black pants, black boots and a black baseball cap.

The second man is described as being of a similar age, standing at five feet and having an average build. He was reported to be wearing a red and white lumberjack jacket and gray pants.

Anyone with information should contact the police at 416-808-5200 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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