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BEHIND THE SCENES: One year after abduction, police and family search for answers

For one year, the mother of Elnaz Hajtamiri has awoken each morning thinking it will be the day she hears from her daughter. But the phone call never comes

Hajtamiri was violently abducted from a home in Wasaga Beach just over one year ago. She has not been seen or heard from since. 

On the evening of Jan. 12, 2022, Elnaz Hajtamiri, 37, was abducted by three Black men who were impersonating police officers. They charged into the Wasaga Beach home where she was staying, grabbed her, dragged her outside, and put her in a white SUV and then drove away with her in the back seat. 

CollingwoodToday editor Erika Engel recently went behind the scenes with Scott Sexsmith to give an update on this story.

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