March 5, 2019 1:04 pm
Updated: March 5, 2019 7:57 pm

Toronto police say 4 children who went missing after movies have been located

WATCH ABOVE; After watching a movie at a nearby theatre, four friends between the ages of 12 and 13 years old never arrived home and didn't attend school the following day. As Erica Vella reports, the children were located on Tuesday by Toronto police.


Toronto police say four children who never returned home after going to the movies Monday night have been located.

“All four were located in good health. They will be picked up by a parent/guardian shortly,” Const. Caroline de Kloet told Global News in a statement Tuesday afternoon.

Police said two 13-year-old boys, a 13-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy were last seen getting on transit in the city’s northeast end around 11:20 p.m.

The group, police said, was seen on security video at the movies and then at Fairview Mall before getting onto the Toronto Transit Commission.

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Toronto police spokeswoman Katrina Arrogante told Global News the kids didn’t go to school on Tuesday.

Arrogante said the children’s parents were concerned for their safety.

Police said there is no indication of anything suspicious.

— With files from Nick Westoll

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