Teenager arrested following Etobicoke carjacking: police

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

Police in Toronto have arrested a teenager after a 65-year-old man allegedly had his car stolen at gunpoint.

On July 4, Toronto police responded to reports of a robbery in the Rathburn Road and Islington Avenue area.

When a 65-year-old man stopped his car at the side of the road and got out, three men approached him wearing masks, police said.

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Toronto police said one of the men got into the car, while another pointed a handgun at the man and demanded his keys. A third suspect allegedly pushed the man out of the way before all three fled in the car.

On Thursday, Toronto police arrested 18-year-old Diondre Roy. He faces several charges including robbery with a firearm and failure to comply with probation.

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He appeared in court on Friday, police said.

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