Man robbed after getting into car he thought he ordered through ride-sharing app
Toronto police have released a photo of a vehicle wanted in connection with a kidnapping and robbery investigation. (Toronto Police Service handout)
Codi Wilson, CP24.com
Published Tuesday, February 12, 2019 12:08PM EST
Last Updated Tuesday, February 12, 2019 12:44PM EST
Police are searching for three suspects who allegedly kidnapped and robbed a man who thought he was being picked up by a driver he ordered through a ride-sharing app.
At around 9:35 p.m. on Feb. 8, police say a black, four-door sedan pulled up to a man in the area of Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue.
Police say the man assumed that the vehicle was one he had ordered through a ride-sharing app so he got into the vehicle.
The man was allegedly accosted by three suspects inside the vehicle.
Police say the man was robbed of his jacket, an iPhone 10, and his wallet, which contained about $600 to $800 in cash.
The suspects then dropped the victim off nearby, police say.
Detailed suspect descriptions have not been provided by police but investigators have released a photo of the vehicle wanted in connection with the incident.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.