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Man charged after threats uttered during nightly prayer service at Toronto Mosque: police

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

Police say a Toronto man has been arrested and charged in connection with a threat investigation at a Mosque.

In a press release, Toronto police said the incident took place on April 15 at 11 p.m., in the Kennedy Road and Eglinton Avenue East area.

Officers said a man entered a Mosque during nightly prayer and made “violent threats” towards individuals.

Police said the man fled the Mosque at the end of the service.

Read more: Man arrested after assault reported at Mississauga mosque: police

On April 17, 50-year-old Intaqab Alaam, from Toronto was arrested.

He has been charged with uttering threats.

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Officers said he is scheduled to appear in court on May 24.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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