Area OPP Police Press Releases

11 Year Old Abducted – 40 Year Old Arrested

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – A North Perth resident is facing a charge following a missing person investigation in the Municipality of North Perth.

On January 12, 2022, just after 11:00 a.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of missing 11-year-old youth from a residence at a Listowel address. During the investigation, the youth was located with a family member, who was arrested and charged. There were no injuries as a result of the abduction.

A 40-year-old resident of Listowel, has been charged with:

–       Abduction in contravention of a court order – receive or harbour

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charge.

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