2 more suspects wanted after teen kidnapped, left in field: Woodstock, Ont. police

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Police in Woodstock, Ont., say a sixth suspect has been arrested and two more are wanted in connection with a kidnapping and robbery investigation from October.

A 15-year-old was grabbed off Fyfe Avenue near Pavey Street and thrown into the back seat of a white Chevy Equinox just before 11 a.m. on Oct. 5, police said, and later dropped off in a field about 10 kilometres away on 43 Line near Oxford Road 17.

Before he was left in the field, police say the suspect vehicle “drove to the area of Upper Thames Drive and met up with additional suspects” in an orange Kia Seltos.

Police also say the suspects stole a vehicle from the victim’s home before leaving him in the field and that investigators had no reason to believe it was a targeted attack, “however, the investigation is ongoing.”

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A 21-year-old, 20-year-old and 22-year-old from Edmonton were arrested on Oct. 5 and 6. A 25-year-old from Blumenort, Man., and a 21-year-old from La Broquerie, Man., were arrested Oct. 6. A 21-year-old from London, Ont., was arrested Dec. 8.

Police are still looking for two unidentified suspects and have released photos.

Two men wanted by Woodstock police.
Woodstock police have released images of suspects they are trying to identify and locate. Woodstock Police Service

Police also say that the Chevy Equinox was located but the Kia Seltos is still wanted and police are also looking for another vehicle, a black sedan believed to be a Mercedes.

Anyone with information about the outstanding suspects is urged not to approach or confront them but to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

Two vehicles in surveillance photos.
Police are looking for these two vehicles. Woodstock Police Service

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