Toronto police make 2 arrests following knifepoint robbery

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

Police have arrested two men after an alleged armed robbery in Toronto on Saturday.

In a press release, Toronto police said the incident took place in the area of Eglinton Avenue West and Avenue Road on June 25.

Police said three men went into a store and began putting items in their bag; they tried to leave without paying.

One of the three men threatened someone who tried to stop them from leaving with a knife before they fled the store, according to Toronto police.

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Police said they were quick to locate and charge two men.

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Kyle Nicholson, a 34-year-old from Toronto, was arrested. He faces multiple charges including robbery with a weapon, police said.

Marlo St.Martin, 44, from Toronto was also arrested. He also faces multiple charges, including disguise with intent.

Both appeared in court on Sunday, police said.

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