Police search for suspect after 11-year-old girl escapes possible child abduction in Mississauga

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Published November 17, 2021 at 3:07 pm

Investigators are on the hunt for an alleged child abductor after an incident in Mississauga on Monday.

Police say an 11-year-old girl was walking near Delle Donne Dr. and Camberwell Dr. in Mississauga sometime between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Monday when a male suspect exited from a vehicle and tried to force the girl toward his vehicle.

“Fortunately, the child was able to break free and flee the area,” Peel Regional Police (PRP) said in a release.

A spokesperson for PRP said the girl was uninjured and police have provided support to the victim.

The suspect is described as six-foot-two-inches tall with a medium build. He is approximately 175 pounds with short black hair. He was reportedly wearing a black bomber-style jacket and a black toque at the time of the incident.

The vehicle is described as a small, black four door sedan.

Investigators are hoping witnesses or anyone with surveillance footage will have information about the incident.

Anyone with surveillance or dash cam footage from the area within the boundaries of Eglinton Ave West, Ninth Line, Britannia Rd. and Winston Churchill Blvd is asked to contact police by calling (905)-453-2121 ext. 1133 or (905)-453-2121 ext. 3460.

You can also contact Peel Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

Surveillance footage from the area can be submitted to police by visiting PeelPolice.ca.

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