June 14, 2019 1:36 am
Updated: June 14, 2019 8:20 am

2 Toronto police cars smashed amid ‘We the North’ celebrations after Raptors’ victory

WATCH: A damaged Toronto police car could be seen in an underpass near Scotiabank Centre while police blocked fans from moving forward.

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The windshields on two police cars were smashed in a tunnel on Toronto’s York Street and people chanted “We the North” following the Raptors’ victory in Game 6 of the NBA finals on Thursday night.

Images from the scene showed two police cars, their windshields shattered and their hoods dirtied and dented, as police monitored a large crowd of people and tried to direct them away.

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People in the tunnel were seen making their way to Front Street.

The Toronto Police Service issued a tweet following the Raptors’ victory that urged fans to “be safe and celebrate responsibly.”

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—With files from Suzette Francis

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