Ont. teen girl found safe, Amber Alert cancelled
The Canadian Press
Published Monday, January 16, 2017 5:39AM EST
Last Updated Monday, January 16, 2017 11:58AM EST
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. -- Police say a 15-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found safe.
The Amber Alert, which was issued early Monday morning, said witnesses had reported seeing two men force the girl into a grey Honda Odyssey minivan around 1:25 p.m. Sunday and then drive off.
Police had described one of the suspects as a South Asian male about 24 years old, 6-feet-2 inches tall with a thin build.
He was wearing an orange coloured turban, grey sweater with cut off sleeves and a green shirt underneath.
Const. Bancroft Wright said the girl was found in good health.
The girl's father told local television station CP24 that his daughter had run away twice before.
He said the girl was with the police and he expected to be reunited with her later on Monday..
Female has been located by Toronto Police in good health.investigation is ongoing by Peel Police.— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPoliceMedia) January 16, 2017
#PRP would like to thank the public and the many media outlets for their assistance in this matter.— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPoliceMedia) January 16, 2017