Toronto area police seek public help in finding Chinese student shocked with stun gun, kidnapped – The Globe and Mail

Toronto area police seek public help in finding Chinese student shocked with stun gun, kidnapped - The Globe and Mail
Man, 22, snatched in armed kidnapping in Markham, Ont.
Police say a Chinese national studying in Canada was shocked multiple times by a man with a stun gun in a violent kidnapping that took place in the underground parking garage of his condominium north of Toronto.

York regional police say Wanzhen Lu, 22, was walking with his friend at about 6 p.m. on Saturday toward the elevator when he was ambushed by a group of men who attacked and then dragged him into the van in Markham, Ont.

The van was also in the underground parking garage, Const. Andy Pattenden told CP24 Saturday. Three men got out. One man remained in the van. The three men wearing black clothing with masks on as well – one of them armed with a Taser — grabbed our victim, loaded him in that van and drove out of here. Thats the last we saw that van.

Const. Andy Pattenden says the four suspects were in a black Dodge Caravan with stickers indicating that it is wheelchair accessible.

Police seek public help after armed kidnapping in Markham, Ont.

Pattenden says officers are concerned for Lus safety and want the public to call police or 911 if they see the van or if they have information.

Wanzhen Lu was forced into a vehicle by three men in the underground parking garage of a condo building at 15 Water Walk Dr, in Markham, shortly before 6 p.m. on Saturday evening, police said.

ARMED KIDNAPPING – We need your help to locate 22yr-old Wanzhen LU, kidnapped by 3 masked men, one armed with a taser from an underground parking garage at 15 Water Walk Dr, Markham. Suspect van is black Dodge Caravan with stolen plate: CEAR350. Call 866-876-5423 x7541 with info pic.twitter.com/37bFP0jhb8

Police say the suspect vehicle is a 2010 black Dodge Caravan with no front licence plate. The back plate, which is stolen is — CEAR350.

ARMED KIDNAPPING CONTD – Wanzhen LU was wearing the clothing in this photo when he was forced into a van by 3 masked men, one armed with a taser. Incident occurred just before 6pm tonight in underground garage at 15 Water Walk Drive, Markham. Call 866-876-5423 x7541 with tips. pic.twitter.com/aWsRRX97G7