Charges laid against 28-year-old man in failed GO train robbery in east-end Toronto
TORONTO – Police in Toronto say they’ve made an arrest after an attempted robbery on a commuter train.
Officials were called to a GO train in Toronto’s east end late Tuesday night after a 28-year-old man allegedly tried to rob a woman by holding a sharp object to her neck.
Police allege that after the failed robbery attempt he hit the emergency stop, pried open the train doors and fled the scene.
Investigators say the woman suffered minor injuries.
A man was arrested Wednesday evening in east-end Toronto by a patrol officer.
Police say Tyson Shuffler of Toronto is facing multiple charges including armed robbery, assault with a weapon and assaulting an officer.
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