York Regional Police are asking all residents for help in locating 22 year old Wanzhen Lu, the victim of an armed kidnapping.
Shortly before 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, the victim and his friend were in an underground parking garage at a condominium building at 15 Water Walk Drive, in the area of Highway 7 and Birchmount Road in Markham.
“Three men, one of whom was armed with a conductive energy weapon, exited a van and grabbed the victim. The victim was resisting and was shocked by the suspects,” police say.
The suspects forced the victim into the van and fled the scene.
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The vehicle is described as a 2008 to 2010 black Dodge Caravan, wheelchair accessible (with stickers indicating that), no front plate, and a stolen rear plate with licence plate number CEAR350.
Video surveillance showed the male suspects at the time of the incident.
The first suspect was wearing a mask, blue pants, and black jacket. The second suspect, a 6’1 dark-skinned male, was wearing a black Canada Goose jacket. The third suspect, a 6’2 dark-skinned male with a heavier build, was wearing dark blue jeans with a black jacket. Lastly, the fourth suspect was wearing a green/yellow jacket with a hood.
The following photos of the victim were taken on the day of the kidnapping and show the clothes he was wearing:
Anyone with information is asked to call York Police at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7541.
Photos courtesy of York Regional Police