Peel regional police are searching for a man wanted in an investigation into the attempted abduction of a 12-year-old boy in Brampton.
Police said the incident happened around 2:53 p.m. on Thursday in the area of Williams Parkway and Royal Orchard Drive.
Authorities said the boy was walking home from school when a vehicle approached and the driver demanded he get in the car.
Police said the boy ran away, hid in a nearby parkette and witnessed the driver exit the vehicle. After looking around, the suspect re-entered his vehicle and drove off.
The suspect is described as a five-foot-10 black man with dreadlocks and gold teeth who was wearing all black clothing at the time of the incident.
The vehicle is described as a newer model black four-door Honda Civic or Accord.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the investigators at 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-2121, ext. 2233 or Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
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