Toronto Police are looking for help from the public after the attempted abduction of a 9 year old boy.
It happened between 8:35 and 8:55 a.m., when the boy was walking to school in the Thorncliffe Park Drive and Overlea Boulevard area.
Police say a man approached the boy who was walking alone and grabbed him by his shoulder. The boy was able to break his grasp and run to school.
When the boy left school during lunch, he saw the same man and he again approached the boy. That’s when the boy ran back to school and told a teacher
The man is described as brown, 40s to early 50s, 6’0″, with short light brown hair, short facial hair near the chin that is light-grey, and a moustache.
He was wearing a white shirt, dark zip-up jacket, black pants with word ‘ADIDAS’ written near pocket, Nike shoes with orange on them, and a black hat with an orange circular symbol.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.