York Regional Police have arrested and charged a fourth man involved in the March 23, 2019, armed kidnapping of a 22-year-old man from Markham.
On Tuesday, July 9, 2019, police arrested and charged Kyle Main, 31, of Keswick for his involvement in the kidnapping of a 22-year-old man from Markham. He appeared in Newmarket court for a bail hearing, and has been held in custody with a next court appearance scheduled for July 18, 2019.
A Canada-wide arrest warrant remains in effect for a 28-year-old man from the City of Toronto.
Abdullahi Adan and Hashim Abdullahi have both been previously charged in this investigation and have been held in custody. Mr Adan will be appearing again before the Ontario Court of Justice in Newmarket on July 25, 2019 and Mr Abdullahi will appear on July 25, 2019.
On Saturday, March 23, 2019, shortly before 6 p.m., the victim and his friend were in an underground parking garage at a condominium building located at 15 Water Walk Drive, which is in the area of Highway 7 and Birchmount Road. Three men, one of whom was armed with a conductive energy weapon, exited a van and grabbed the victim. The suspects forced the victim into the van and fled. On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, shortly before 9 p.m., the victim was located after he asked for help at a residence on Doe Lake Road in the Town of Gravenhurst. He was suffering from minor injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.
The investigation is ongoing. We strongly recommend that the outstanding suspect involved in this kidnapping seek legal counsel and turn himself in.
Anyone with information is asked to contact York Regional Police Major Crimes Bureau immediately at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7865. Anyone who observes the suspect is advised to call 9-1-1 immediately, do not approach him. Anyone wishing to provide information anonymously can contact or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com