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Police seek assistance locating man wanted
in Threat investigation,
Edgar Martinez, 30, arrested and charged

Broadcast time: 12:30
Thursday, February 22, 2018

32 Division

Case #: 2018-314063

On Monday, February 19, 2018, the Toronto Police Service requested assistance identifying a man wanted in an investigation into a Threat.

It was alleged that:

- on Sunday, February 18, 2018, between 10 p.m., and 11 p.m., a man was a passenger on a commuter train travelling into Toronto

- at that time, the man uttered a threat to a train staff member, which caused the staff member to be concerned for his safety and that of the public

- the staff member notified police

See previous release.

On Thursday, February 22, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., Edgar Martinez, 30, of Toronto, was arrested.

He has been charged with:

1) Uttering Threats

He is scheduled to appear in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West on Friday, February 23, 2016, 10 a.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3200, 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 Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Charles Lee, 32 Division