The Toronto police Twitter account said: “Person with a Knife: Markham Rd/ Eglinton Avenue.
“Reports of a person with an axe in the area. Unconfirmed. Our units are responding.”
Units found a male victim with a hand injury which is allegedly from the axe.
The axe has been located but the suspect is at-large.
A spokesman from the Toronto police said it is believed the incident was an altercation between and it is not terror-related.
The news comes days after a van attack which killed 10 people.
One of the first victims of the Toronto van attack has been identified as Anne-Marie D’Amico.
She was an employee at Invesco, a US-based investment management firm, whose office’s headquarters were located on Yonge Street, less than a kilometre away where the attack occurred.
Her family have been informed.
More to follow…