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Police looking for motorhome-driving suspects after 74-year-old abducted

There were two motorhomes involved
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Police are looking for these two men after an alleged abduction in Ramara. Photos supplied

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ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

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Police seek public assistance to locate parties involved in assault and abduction in Ramara Township

ORILLIA – The Orillia Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is asking for the assistance of the public in locating the parties involved in an assault and abduction in Ramara Township.

On May 1, 2016 at approximately 11:30 a.m., the Orillia OPP was dispatched to the Ultramar gas station on Highway 12 in Ramara Township.

When officers arrived on scene they were advised by the 74-year-old male victim that 4 males had attended his residence and assaulted him before demanding money. 

Two of the suspects then abducted the male and left with the victim in a white Ford motorhome. 

The victim advised that the two other suspects were in a second motorhome with a red canoe on the roof.  The victim was able to escape at the gas station and call police.

The motorhome the victim was abducted in was located in the parking lot of the Independent Grocer, located on Beaver Avenue in Beaverton, Ontario.  Police are still searching for the second motorhome with the canoe on the roof. 

The Orillia Crime Unit is investigating this incident and is requesting the assistance of the public in identifying the parties involved in this incident. 

Suspect 1 is, male, Caucasian approximately 6'1", 210 pounds, large bushy beard.

Suspect 2 is male, Caucasian, 6'3", about 250 pounds, greyish hair, glasses wearing a black hoodie and jogging pants.

Suspect 2 was known to the victim as Carl from Moncton, New Brunswick.  See attached photos of the suspects.

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 www.crimestopperssdm.com if you have any information on this crime or others.

Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, you will remain anonymous.  Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.00.

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