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Suspect arrested after GO Transit station staff member assaulted – Victim recovering

A man has been charged by Toronto Police Service after a Metrolinx staff member was attacked at Bloor GO Station. Police have apprehended a suspect after a Metrolinx employee was badly assaulted last month at Bloor GO Station. The attack took place on June 27, 2020, and the staff member sustained significant injuries. Following the incident, a male suspect fled the area before Toronto Police … Continue reading Suspect arrested after GO Transit station staff member assaulted – Victim recovering

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Suspected thieves nabbed by GO Transit special constable

Two men are facing criminal charges after an incident involving railway ties being taken from an east end Toronto rail yard. An attempt to abscond with railway ties has put two suspects in a legal bind. The men now face theft charges after an incident this past Sunday morning (April 12). GO Transit special constable Steve Cauwenbergs was driving through the parking lot at Eglinton … Continue reading Suspected thieves nabbed by GO Transit special constable

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On the case – Transit Safety K9 unit teams up with Toronto Police Service to respond to suspicious boxes outside Toronto’s Union Station

Large foot lockers recently left unattended on the sidewalk outside the historic downtown bus and rail station raised more than curious looks by passersby – they led to a quick response by one of Metrolinx’s new explosive detection dogs. No explosives were found, but it was a real-world example of why the teams patrol busy transit hubs, and why they work so closely with local emergency services departments. A couple of unattended storage boxes, left just outside Toronto’s Union Station this week, held … Continue reading On the case – Transit Safety K9 unit teams up with Toronto Police Service to respond to suspicious boxes outside Toronto’s Union Station