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Woman seriously injured after stabbing in downtown Toronto, suspect in custody: police

Police at the scene of the stabbing in the area of Sherbourne and King streets on Thursday. James Davidson / Global News

Police say a woman has serious injuries after a stabbing in downtown Toronto Thursday afternoon.

According to posts on the Toronto police Twitter account, emergency crews were called to the area of Sherbourne and King streets at 1:52 p.m.

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Officers said a man entered a facility in the area and stabbed a worker. It’s not clear where exactly the incident occurred.

A Toronto paramedics spokesperson told Global News the victim was taken to a trauma centre in life-threatening condition.

Police said the suspect fled the scene but in an update, reported that a man was taken into custody and said there was no one else outstanding.

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