A small child has a crowd of concerned bystanders to thank after she narrowly escaped an alleged attempted abduction on Wednesday.


Joseph Troisi (pictured), 53, has been charged with:

  • Abduction of a person under the age of 14
  • two counts of Criminal Harassment
Troisi’s car is described as a silver, four-door, 2009 Cadillac CTS.
Troisi appeared in front of a judge on Thursday and will be held pending a bail hearing. He will next appear in court on December 22.

Police believe there may be other victims.

If you can help, call 416-808-7474 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous 416-222-TIPS (8477). You can also leave your message online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).