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Police searching for 2 men involved in attempted child abduction downtown Toronto

A Toronto Police Service cruiser. File / Global News

Toronto police are searching for two men wanted in connection with an attempted abduction of a child in the city’s downtown core Saturday night.

Police said the incident took place just before 9 p.m. at the John Street pedestrian bridge, just north of Bremner Boulevard.

Investigators said two men approached a young boy who was missing and told him they would take him home. The child agreed to go with them before private security intervened after being alerted by the police.

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The two men fled the scene and police said they were last seen walking toward Bremner.

The boy was since reunited with his parents.

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The first man is described as being between the ages of 30 to 35 and five-foot-seven with an average build. At the time of the incident he was reported to be wearing a black puffy vest, a sweater with striped sleeves, black pants, black boots and a black baseball hat.

The second man is described as being of similar age and five-foot-eight with an average build. He was reported to be wearing a red and white lumberjack jacket and grey pants.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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