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Multiple stabbing investigation,
Lawrence Avenue East and Rushley Drive area,
Man, 19, arrested, suspects outstanding

Broadcast time: 07:49
Sunday, November 12, 2017

41 Division

Case #: 2017-190111

The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public that a second man has been arrested in a multiple stabbing investigation.

On Friday, October 20, 2017, at 3:30 p.m., officers responded to a call for a stabbing in the Lawrence Avenue East and Rushley Drive area.

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On Saturday November 11, 2017, at 8:12 a.m., Mohammad Ilyas Patel, 19, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1) Assault with a weapon
2) Assault
3) Possess weapon dangerous to public peace
4) Two counts of fail to comply with recognizance

He is scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at 10 a.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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Constable Craig Brister, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable James Phuong, 41 Division