Police investigate attempted kidnapping of boy in downtown Toronto

Toronto police are asking for help in finding two men who they say were trying to kidnap a boy.

Police say two men approached a missing boy on the John Street pedestrian bridge in the city center shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday.

According to police, a man offered to take the boy to his house, and the boy said yes.

However, the police say they were aware of the interaction and provided the security guards in the vicinity with information so that they could intervene.

Police said the boy was reunited with his family as the two men left. They were last seen walking toward Bremner Boulevard, police say.

Police describe both suspects as white males in their early 30s, of average height and build. According to police descriptions, a man was wearing a black puffy vest with a black baseball cap, black pants and black boots. His sweater sleeves were striped.

Police say the other man had a lumberjack jacket that is red and white and was wearing gray pants.

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