Man forced into van, kidnapped by three masked men in Markham: police
York Regional Police are asking for the public’s help in locating the victim of an armed kidnapping Saturday night.
Police said at around 6 p.m., 22-year-old Wanzhen Lu was kidnapped from the underground parking garage of his condo building at 15 Water Walk Drive, near Highway 7 and Warden Avenue.
Officers said Lu was forced into a van by three masked men and that one of them was armed with a Taser.
York police representative Andy Pattenden told Global News that Lu was with a female friend at the time of the kidnapping, and said that the friend was left unharmed.
Police said they believe this incident was targeted.
Pattenden said Lu was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black jeans and white running shoes.
Police said the suspect’s van is a black 2008 to 2010 Dodge Caravan with the stolen plate CEAR350.
York police are asking anyone with information to call 866-876-5423 x7541.
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