February 9, 2019 1:34 pm
Updated: February 9, 2019 5:23 pm

Suspects flee in bulldozer after smashing into east-end Toronto home: police

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Toronto police say a man has been arrested after a bulldozer smashed into an east-end Toronto house on Saturday afternoon.

Police said they received a call at 12:15 p.m. about an incident in the area of Danforth and Macey avenues.

When officers arrived on the scene, they located a large hole in the wall of a home.

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Investigators initially said witnesses indicated two suspects were seen fleeing the scene in a bulldozer.

The bulldozer and one driver have since been located.

Police said it is believed the bulldozer was stolen from a construction site and the male driver was intoxicated at the time of the incident.

He has since been arrested and taken to hospital with minor injuries.

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It is unclear if police are still searching for a second suspect.

Police said a portion of the home collapsed as a result of the damage.

It is believed the home was part of a Habitat for Humanity project.

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