Toronto woman charged in connection with hate-motivated threat investigation

A Toronto Police Service cruiser. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

A 47-year-old woman has been charged in connection with a hate-motivated threat incident, Toronto police say.

Officers responded to a threatening call in the area of Kennedy Road and Eglinton Avenue East on Sept. 28.

Police said a man performed a religious ceremony and was subsequently met with threatening phone calls.

On Friday, Umananthini Nishanathan was charged with uttering threats and criminal harassment.

She is scheduled to appear in a Toronto court on Nov. 16.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 416-808-4100 or Crime Stoppers Anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.


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