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Abduction Investigation (P18061694)

Det.-Insp. Hughes speaks to local media regarding reports of an abduction in the Westfort area. Below is the original media release issued earlier today.


In the early morning hours of Sunday September 16, 2018 Thunder Bay Police Service responded to a call for service regarding a female who had been abducted in the Westfort area.

The female was walking home from a local bar and was approached by a vehicle with two occupants, the female was asked if she had called a cab. A male opened the back door and grabbed the female, dragging her into the back seat.

The female was later released, physically unharmed.

The vehicle is described as a white four door sedan.

Police are requesting the public’s assitance with any information that could assist this investigation.

Police are reminding the public to be aware of their surrounding and plan a safe route home.

Any information contact Thunder Bay Police 684-1200 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.p3tips.com.

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