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OPP issue Amber Alert after "incident" with child in Orillia (update: CANCELLED. Child found)

Incident happened just before 6 p.m. Sunday
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UPDATE: OPP reported just before 11 p.m. that the child has been found safe and sound.





The OPP has issued an Amber Alert for an unidentified boy after a possible abduction Sunday around 6 p.m. in Orillia.

Child: male, white, 8-13 years old, thin build, wearing a dark blue winter coat with neon green accents, matching show pants, dark winter boots and winter hat.

Abductor:  white male, 5;11", medium build, dark thick hair, wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.

Vehicle:  Toyota Sequoia, Silver in colour

Location last observed:  Bond Street at West Street, Orilla.

Vehicle last seen southbound on West St. 

Possible destination: unknown


Earlier release from the OPP:

The Orillia Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is asking for the assistance of the public in locating the parties involved in an incident in the City of Orillia.

On March 6, 2016 at approximately 5:53 p.m., the Orillia OPP was contacted in relation to an incident at the intersection of West Street South and Bond Street in the City of Orillia. 

Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed or was involved in an incident at that intersection.

Officers were advised that a male adult had an interaction with a child before the child was removed in a newer model grey Toyota Sequoia.    

The male is described as white, 5’ 11” tall, clean shaven, wearing a dark jacket and blue jeans. 

The child is described as between 8 and 11 years old, wearing a blue/green neon winter jacket, dark pants and a touque.

The Orillia OPP is requesting the assistance of the public in identifying the parties involved in this incident. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Orillia OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800- 222-TIPS. (1-800-222-8477) or submit your information online at if you have any information on this crime or others.