Union Station subways and buses diverted during rush hour after reports of a person with a knife
Published Tuesday, January 31, 2023 9:16AM EST
Last Updated Tuesday, January 31, 2023 9:16AM EST
Subways and buses were diverted away from Union Station during rush hour on Tuesday morning due to a security incident that has since been lifted.
Two parties were involved in a fight involving reports of a knife at 8:05 a.m., according to Toronto police. Officers later clarified this was not a stabbing, and the knife was not used. Police say three parties are now in custody.
Paramedics are on scene assessing injuries.
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Moments after the incident, Line 1 Yonge-University subway service between King and Osgoode stations was stopped, according to TTC alerts.
All buses were also redirected away from Union Station.
At 8:35 a.m., service resumed.