A suspicious package was found at Broadview Station for second day in a row

Mar 19 2019, 11:52 am

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.

The TTC said that shuttle buses are running between Pape and Castle Frank at this time.

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.

Badri is wanted by police/Toronto Police

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).