Toronto police have arrested 4 suspects in relation to a kidnapping for ransom investigation.
On Saturday, June 26, at round 10:15 p.m, Toronto Police Companies responded to a radio name for an extortion within the Yonge Road and Glendora Avenue space.
Police allege a 23-year-old man was strolling within the space earlier than he turned concerned in a dialog with one other man in a automobile.
The sufferer was then “lured contained in the automobile” the place he was confronted by a person with a gun. He was pistol whipped, his palms had been sure, and he was threatened, police mentioned in a launch.
Police add the sufferer was taken to his residence, which was ransacked and various his private objects had been taken. The suspects demanded cash as ransom from his associates, police say.
On the time officers positioned and arrested one suspect close by.
On June 30, police executed 5 felony code search warrants in Toronto and Hamilton. They positioned three excellent suspects.
All 4 suspects have now been arrested and charged.
Suspects going through a number of expenses together with kidnapping, assault, and theft
They face a number of expenses together with kidnapping for ransom, assault with a weapon, pointing a firearm, forcible confinement, breaking and getting into, theft with a firearm, aggravated assault, conspiracy to commit an indictable offence, uttering threats, possession of a Schedule 1 substance, two counts of extortion, theft of motorized vehicle, harmful driving, failure to cease for police, failure to adjust to launch order, and breach of probation.
Toronto Police Service spokesperson Const. Alex Li mentioned the investigation continues to be ongoing and this incident “seems to be focused.”
Three suspects are from Toronto: they’re 19-years-old, 17-years-old, and 16-years-old. One suspect is from Hamilton, he’s 36 years outdated.
They appeared in courtroom at Outdated Metropolis Corridor on July 1.