Father stops attempted abduction
A little girl’s bike ride turned dangerous Saturday at Millwood Park in Toronto when a man tried to take her. Her father and citizens were able to intervene capturing the man and holding him for police.
Saturday morning at 10:17 a.m. Toronto Police report that a man stopped his car and started yelling at a little girl, 2, riding her bike beside her father near Mill Road and Bloor Street West. As the man neared the toddler he extended his arms while continuing to yell explicit comments.
The father was able to stop the suspect and with the help of others held the man until the police arrived.
David Briggs, 46, of Mississauga, has been charged with attempted abduction of a person under the age of 14, sexual assault, invitation to sexual touching, assault with intent to resist arrest, possession of cocaine and possession of a controlled substance.
Police believe that there may be more victims.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2200 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).