TORONTO – Hamilton Police are working closely with Kijiji in order to find Tim Bosma.
Bosma had placed an ad for his truck on Kijiji and other classified ad websites and was contacted by two people who claimed to be interested in the truck.
Late on Monday night, Bosma met with the two parties and took them for a test drive.
He never returned.
Police revealed Friday that his truck, a Black 2007 Dodge Ram, was seen just after 10 p.m. in Brantford. His cell phone was found in an industrial plaza.
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A Kijiji spokesperson said in a press release that the “safety of our members online is a top priority,” adding that the company works with law enforcement agencies to protect customers from scams.
The spokesperson added that the company is “deeply disturbed by this development and are cooperating fully with the authorities.”
The two suspects are white males in their 20s. The first is described as roughly 6’1” and between 170 and 180 pounds. He had short brown hair and was unshaven. He was last seen wearing jeans and a long sleeve orange shirt with running shoes, police said.
The first suspect has the word “Ambition” tattooed on his wrist with a box around it, police said, adding that it’s a rather uncommon tattoo.
Police said the second man was approximately 5’9” or 5’10.” He had a small to medium build with dark hair, and was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt.