Police seek man in connection with alleged assault with a weapon incident near Broadview and Eastern avenues

Toronto police are looking for a 40-year-old man in connection with an investigation into an alleged assault with a weapon incident near Broadview and Eastern avenues early on the morning of June 22.

Toronto police are asking for the public’s help locating a 40-year-old man after an incident earlier this week in which a person working in a commercial building was allegedly threatened by a man with a knife.

Police were called to the building in the area of Broadview and Eastern avenues at approximately 4:45 a.m. on Tuesday, June 22, regarding the incident.

According to police, a man in the building was approached by an unknown man who allegedly brandished a large knife and made threatening comments. The man being threatened managed to flee the area without being injured, police said.

Anton Carter, 40, of Toronto is wanted on a charge of assault with a weapon.

He is described as six-feet, four-inches tall, weighing 180 pounds, with a medium build. He was last seen wearing black clothing and a black backpack.

Investigators are appealing to him to surrender to police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police in 55 Division at 416-808-5500, or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 416-222-8477 or online at https://www.222tips.com

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