Abduction Attempt on Saturday Reported by Police

Thunder Bay Police
Thunder Bay Police
Thunder Bay Police
Thunder Bay Police

THUNDER BAY – There has been another apparent attempted abduction in Thunder Bay. Thunder Bay Police received a call for service from a concerned citizen for police assistance on June 3, 2017 at 10:39PM EDT.

Police report that “An initial report was taken from a sixteen-year-old male by patrol officers”.

The young man reported that he had been attacked by three individuals who were in a Black Sport Utility Vehicle in the Simpson Street and Pacific Ave area.

The youth was escorted to the hospital for medical attention. He has since been released. The family has reported they were concerned over the situation as the sixteen-year-old was allowed to walk home at 06:00AM EDT on the following morning.

Police state in a media release that “A follow up investigation is being conducted by the Criminal Investigations Branch. Investigators are looking at video from the area of the incident and continue to speak to witnesses in order to confirm details as there are some inconsistencies as alcohol was a factor in this incident.”

Police are looking for any witnesses who may have witnessed this altercation on Saturday night between 9:30 and 10:00 p.m. in the Simpson Street and Pacific Ave area.

If you have any information which can assist in this investigation, you are encouraged to file a report with the police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477 or www.tipsubmit.com.

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