Man arrested after 4 injured in hammer attack at Bloor subway station
Five people were injured in a hammer attack at Bloor subway station.
Published Tuesday, January 12, 2021 9:13AM EST
Last Updated Tuesday, January 12, 2021 9:17AM EST
A man has been arrested in connection with a hammer attack at Bloor subway station over the weekend.
At around 9 p.m. on Saturday, police responded to a call at the Bloor-Yonge subway station
It is alleged that a man was in a TTC subway car when he attacked four people with a hammer.
Police said the man was located and arrested in the subway station.
All four victims suffered non-life threatening injuries, police said.
Toronto Paramedic Services had initially said five people suffered minor injuries.
On Tuesday, police identified a suspect in connection with the incident.
Toronto resident Otgonbayer Dunsel, 49, has been charged with dangerous weapons, two counts of aggravated assault, four counts of assault with a weapon and two counts of failing to comply with probation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5300 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).