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Security camera footage of a GO train armed robbery suspect.

Security camera footage of a GO train armed robbery suspect.

Toronto Police Service (TPS) is investigating an armed robbery that took place on a GO Train headed for Union Station earlier this month.

Police say the incident happened on Friday, November 18 and that the suspect boarded train cart 2705 at Eglinton Station at 11:17 p.m.

The man allegedly sat beside another passenger on the train and made demands for his cell phone.

Police said the suspect was carrying a knife and he pressed the knife blade against the victim.

No injuries were reported in the armed robbery.

Security images have since been released as police continue their search for the suspect.

He's been described as a black man, 5'7" and 145lbs with a medium build and gold teeth on the upper left side of his mouth.

Police said at the time of the incident the suspect was wearing a black hoodie, black pants and brown boots with white fur on top. He was also carrying a camouflage backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or at

    Stuart McGinn
    Ontario Editor
    Stuart McGinn is Narcity’s Ontario Editor and focuses mainly on covering major provincial and local news stories across the province. Stuart is from Ottawa and is now based in Toronto.
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