Man forced into van, kidnapped by three masked men in Markham: police

WATCH ABOVE: Police said at around 6 p.m., 22-year-old Wanzhen Lu was kidnapped from the underground parking garage of his condo building at 15 Water Walk Drive, near Highway 7 and Warden Avenue.

York Regional Police are asking for the public’s help in locating the victim of an armed kidnapping Saturday night.

Police said at around 6 p.m., 22-year-old Wanzhen Lu was kidnapped from the underground parking garage of his condo building at 15 Water Walk Drive, near Highway 7 and Warden Avenue.

Officers said Lu was forced into a van by three masked men and that one of them was armed with a Taser.

York police representative Andy Pattenden told Global News that Lu was with a female friend at the time of the kidnapping, and said that the friend was left unharmed.

Police said they believe this incident was targeted.


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Pattenden said Lu was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black jeans and white running shoes.

Police said the suspect’s van is a black 2008 to 2010 Dodge Caravan with the stolen plate CEAR350.

York police are asking anyone with information to call 866-876-5423 x7541.

More to come…

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