Toronto police close roads around Queen’s Park over ‘planned demonstration’

A Toronto Police Service cruiser is seen in downtown Toronto in this file photo. Ryan Rocca / Global News File

Police have closed streets around Queen’s Park in downtown Toronto, saying there is a “planned demonstration” scheduled to take place in the city.

In a tweet Saturday morning, Toronto police said Queen’s Park Crescent was closed in all directions from Bloor Street West to College Street, including side streets.

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The force said there will be an “increase police presence in the downtown core.”

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In an email to Global News, Toronto police said officers will continue to monitor the situation.

“And as soon as it’s safe to do so — for those involved and the public — we will lift those closures.”

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