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Media Release

Release Date: August 8th, 2019 - 10:16pm

Originator: D/Sergeant, Crystal Kelly, Criminal Investigation Bureau, 905 825 4777 x 2315

Contact: Staff Sergeant, On-Duty Staff Sergeant, 3 District (Burlington), 905 825 4777 x 2310

Location: Burlington


Police Seeking Information Related to Apparent Abduction in Burlington

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The Halton Regional Police Service is seeking the public's assistance following an assault and apparent abduction that took place in the area of the Queensway Drive and Cleta Street (near Guelph Line and Highway 403) in the City of Burlington this afternoon.  On Thursday, August 8, 2019 between 1:45 - 1:50 PM, an unidentified male was walking on the south side of Queensway Drive near Cleta Street when two vehicles (a silver Dodge Caravan, and an older model 2-door black Honda Civic) pulled up and stopped. 

One suspect exited the passenger side of the Dodge Caravan and both the driver and passenger exited the Honda and chased an unidentified male onto a residential property on Cleta Drive. The unidentified male appeared to be assaulted by the three suspects before being put into the van. Evidence suggests that the unidentified male was taken from the area against his will in the silver Dodge Caravan. The silver Dodge Caravan, with the unidentified male inside, was last seen southbound on Cleta Drive towards Glenwood School Drive.

Suspect #1 (Driver of the Silver Dodge Caravan):

No description available, as driver did not exit vehicle

Suspect #2 (Passenger of Silver Dodge Caravan):

Male, white, slim build, no shirt, camo shorts

Suspect #3 (Driver of Black Honda Civic):

Male, white, tan baseball cap, black pants with white stripes down leg, white shoes, white t-shirt

Suspect #4 (Passenger of Black Honda Civic):

Male, white, black track pants, black hoodie with hood up, white high top shoes

Unidentified Male:

Male, white, appears to be in his 30s, dark coloured shorts, black and green t-shirt

At this time, the whereabouts and condition of the male and the four suspects are not known. The Halton Regional Police Service is concerned for the safety and well-being of the unidentified male and would like to speak to anyone, including that male, who can provide information about this incident. If you have information, security camera footage, home surveillance footage, or dash cam video from that area during the timeframe of this interaction, we encourage you to please contact the on-duty Staff Sergeant in Burlington at the earliest opportunity.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.