Above: Takaya Teton in 2013
Last seen in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on January 18, 2013
Vital statistics: Biracial (asian/white) male. Born on March 22, 2011. Brown hair, brown eyes. He speaks English and Japanese and is a dual citizen of Canada and Japan. Was one at the time.
Circumstances: He was abducted by his non-custodial mother, Chieko Teton. A photo and vital statistics are posted below. He came to Japan with his mother and his father, Henrik Teton, on a visit, and when Henrik returned to their hotel room in Yokohama, both were gone. A Canada-wide warrant for abduction has been issued for her. They are still believed to be in Japan, possibly in the Hiroshima area. Japanese police have confirmed they are still in the country but Chieko does not want their whereabouts known.
Above: Chieko Teton in 2013
Vital statistics: Asian (Japanese) female. Born on August 19, 1977. Black hair, brown eyes. She may use her maiden name, "Sone." She speaks English and Japanese. Was thirty-five at the time.
If you have any information as to Takaya's whereabouts, please contact the Toronto Police Service at 416-808-5200. Any information received can be kept confidential.
Information used to compile this casefile came from the following resources:
Talk Radio AM640
Toronto Police Service
Bring Takaya Home
Facebook page for Takaya Teton
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