22-year-old kidnapped by armed masked men in Markham underground parking garage (PHOTOS)

Mar 24 2019, 4:27 pm

York Regional Police is seeking public assistance to locate a missing 22-year-old who was kidnapped from an underground parking garage in Markham.

According to police, on Saturday, March 23, shortly before 6 pm, 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.

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Police say three men, one of whom was armed with a taser, exited a van and grabbed the victim.

The victim was resisting and was allegedly shocked by the suspects, who then forced the victim into the van and fled.

Police are concerned for the wellbeing of the victim and have released images of him that were taken the day he was kidnapped, as this was the clothing he was wearing at the time of the incident.

Investigators have obtained video surveillance from the underground parking garage and are releasing images of the suspect vehicle and three of the suspects.

Police are looking for a 2008 to 2010 black Dodge Caravan that is wheelchair accessible with stickers indicating that. There is no front plate and the rear plate is “CEAR350.” Police have said that the plate is stolen.

The suspects are described as:
Suspect 1: Male, wearing a mask, blue pants, and black jacket.
Suspect 2: Male, dark skin, 6’1”, and wearing black Canada Goose jacket.
Suspect 3: Male, dark skin, 6’2”, heavier build, and wearing dark blue jeans with a black jacket.
Suspect 4: Male, wearing a green/yellow jacket with a hood.

Anyone with information is asked to contact York Regional Police #5 District Criminal Investigations Bureau immediately at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7541. If you spot the suspects or the suspect vehicle, do not approach them, call 9-1-1 immediately.

Suspect vehicle/ York Police

Suspect in alleged kidnapping/York Regional Police

Suspect in alleged kidnapping/York Regional Police

Suspect in alleged kidnapping/York Regional Police

Wanzhen Lu was kidnapped by armed men on Saturday/York Police

Wanzhen Lu was kidnapped by armed men on Saturday/York Police