Downtown convenience store robbed with hammer, garbage can: Police
Joshua Freeman, CP24.com
Published Sunday, November 19, 2017 8:14PM EST
One person has been arrested after an alleged armed robbery involving a hammer at a downtown convenience store.
Toronto police said the robbery took place in the area of Bay and Gerrard streets Sunday evening.
According to reports to police, a man entered a store armed with a hammer and knife, assaulted the store owner and loaded a garbage can with items before fleeing in a taxi.
One person carrying a garbage can was arrested after officers searched the area and the items have been recovered, police said.
No serious injuries were reported.