Toronto: ‘Axeman’ on the loose, Canada police responding to reports in Markham Road | World | News



The Toronto police Twitter account said: “Person with a Knife: Markham Rd/ Eglinton Avenue.

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“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…


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