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Daytime stabbings in Toronto leave 2 men seriously injured

Toronto police say a stabbing occurred at Wellesley Subway Station on Monday, April 22, 2024. Global News

Two men were left with serious injuries after separate daytime stabbings in Toronto on Monday, including one that reportedly happened on the subway during the evening rush.

The first incident happened in the the Islington Avenue and Bloor Street West area in the city’s west end. Toronto police said emergency crews were called to the scene at 3:52 p.m.

The victim, an 18-year-old man, was found with a stab wound and was taken to hospital in serious but non-life-threatening condition, police said.

Paramedics confirmed to Global News they transported the victim to a trauma centre.

The suspect is a male who was wearing a beige hoodie, black pants and a white face mask, police said.

Less than one hour later, at 4:45 p.m., emergency crews responded to Wellesley Subway Station after reports of a stabbing on a subway, police said.

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A man in his 20s was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, officers said.

A male has been arrested in that incident.

Subway trains bypassed Wellesley Station while police conducted their investigation.

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