Man sentenced to 87 days in jail after threatening TTC employee with knife
Codi Wilson, CP24.com
Published Thursday, February 25, 2016 11:30AM EST
Last Updated Thursday, February 25, 2016 11:32AM EST
A 23-year-old man has been ordered to serve close to three months in jail for threatening a TTC employee with a knife.
The incident occurred on Dec. 29 at Bloor-Yonge Station.
According to a news release sent out by the TTC Thursday, a man was smoking a cigarette and drinking on the subway platform at the downtown station when a TTC operator asked him to leave. The man then went in to his backpack and pulled out a knife.
Toronto police officers and TTC special constables apprehended the man as he was leaving the station.
Tyrell Brown, 23, previously pleaded guilty to carrying a concealed weapon in connection with the incident and has been sentenced to 87 days in jail. He was also placed on probation for one year.