Thanks to the media and tips from the public investigators with the York Regional Police Major Crimes Bureau have identified a man and located the woman following an abduction in the Town of Richmond Hill.
On Thursday, August 23, 2018, at 2:50 a.m., a female victim rang a doorbell at a residence located in the area of High Tech Road and Silver Linden Drive. The door was not answered, but video surveillance shows an unknown male suspect, armed with what appears to be a handgun, exiting a vehicle parked out front on the roadway. The suspect had an altercation with the victim on the front porch of the residence and dragged her back to his vehicle by her hair and drove away. The male can be heard in the video threatening to kill the victim.
Thanks to tips received from the public, on Friday, August 24, 2018, investigators were able to identify both the man and woman that were seen in the surveillance video. The victim, a 28-year-old woman from the Town of Richmond Hill was located in good health.
The suspect has also been identified and is at large.
- Jonathan MCLENNAN, 27, City of Toronto
Mr. MCLENNAN is considered armed and dangerous. If you spot him do not approach, call 9-1-1 immediately. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police immediately.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police #2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext.7241, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com.