Another suspicious package was found at Broadview Station on Tuesday morning, prompting the closure of the TTC station.
According to Toronto Police, a suspicious package was located by TTC Special Constables early this morning, and police are on scene.
Trains are by-passing Broadview Station, and police advice that there is a “large number of services personnel” on location.
Suspicious package Broadview Station @ttcnotices Special Constables advised the have located suspicious item, we are O/S. Trains will be on by-pass. Expect a large number of emergency services personnel. 496216 ^ma
— Toronto Police OPS (@TPSOperations) March 19, 2019
The TTC said that shuttle buses are running between Pape and Castle Frank at this time.
Line 2 Bloor-Danforth; Trains are not stopping at Broadview due to police activity. Shuttle buses are running between Pape and Castle Frank.
— TTC Service Alerts (@TTCnotices) March 19, 2019
This is the second day in a row a package was identified as suspicious and the subway stop was closed to public.
Police received a call about a package in the bus terminal area of Broadview station around 6:30 am on Monday, Toronto police Const. Jenifferjit Sidhu told Daily Hive.
At the time, Toronto’s CBRNE (Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear) team was called to investigate.
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On Monday evening, police identified a possible suspect.
Police say that the suspect, 53-year-old Kamal Badri of Toronto, allegedly placed the suspicious package at Broadview Station deliberately.
Badri is now wanted by police for Public Mischief.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).