Kidnapping victim found safe, as search begins for suspect

Police are on the lookout for a dangerous offender as the victim of a kidnapping was found safe and sound this past weekend. Police say a warrant has been issued for 21 year-old Kwami Garwood in connection with multiple offences, including kidnapping and aggravated assault. 22 Division’s Criminal Investigation Bureau stated this past weekend that officers attended a property on Adventure Drive in Brampton early Sunday morning (Mar. 28) around 3 a.m., after banca. When they arrived, a conversation ensued between Garwood and officers. Soon afterwards, Garwood fled the scene in a vehicle with a female victim, 23 year-old Salina Ouk, inside. Officers located the vehicle, left abandoned a short time later.

Ouk later attended 22 Division Monday evening by herself, and was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police say they have spoken with her regarding her kidnapping and treat- case to come forward. (File Photo) ing period. Garwood is sought by police for a number of offences, including kidnapping, forcible confinement, aggravated assault and possessing an unlicensed weapon. He is believed to be armed and dangerous, and residents are asked to refrain from interacting with him and to call 9-1-1. Residents with information regarding the case are asked to call 22 Division at (905) 453-2121, ext. 2233.

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