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Victim found, suspect wanted in apparent Richmond Hill abduction

Last Updated Aug 25, 2018 at 4:11 pm EDT

Jonathan McLennan, 27, of Toronto, is wanted in connection with an alleged abduction in Richmond Hill on Aug. 21, 2018. HANDOUT/York Regional Police

York police say the victim in an apparent abduction in Richmond Hill has been found safe and investigators have been able to identify the suspect.

On Thursday, police released a video that showed a woman ringing a doorbell at a home in the area of High Tech Road and Silver Linden Drive near Highway 7 at 2:50 a.m.

When no one answered the door, video surveillance captured a man who appears to be armed with a handgun get out of a parked vehicle and have an altercation with the woman on the porch of the home.

The video showed the man, who has short hair and was wearing a hoodie, drag the woman to his car by her hair and drive away, while threatening to kill her.

Through tips from the public, they were able to identify both the man and the woman.

The 28-year-old woman from Richmond Hill has been found safe and uninjured.

Police are now looking for Jonathan McLennan, 27, of Toronto. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts are asked to contact police.