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Photo released of man wanted in TTC bomb threat scare

NEW STAFF | posted Monday, Aug 14th, 2017

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Photograph of man wanted in bomb threat investigation (TPS / Handout)
Police have released an image of a man wanted in connection with a bomb threat aboard at TTC subway that caused a temporary suspension of both Line 1 and 2 on Sunday.

Police were called to the Yonge-Bloor station just before 2 p.m. following reports a man on a southbound train claimed he had a bomb and would blow the train up.

According to police, the man’s actions forced an unsafe evacuation of the crowded train.

The suspect managed to leave the station under the cover of the crowd.

The bomb squad was called in to investigate and determined there was no threat.

The suspect is described as white and last seen wearing dark shorts, a t-shirt with rolled up sleeves, a baseball cap and glasses. He was also carrying a black back pack.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

Photograph of man wanted in bomb threat investigation (TPS / Handout)

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