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Man, 22, arrested in connection with 2 stabbings on TTC

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection two separate stabbings on the TTC this weekend.

The first stabbing occurred at around 3:40 a.m. on Sunday in the area of Islington Avenue and Winnipeg Road, near Bloor Street West.

According to police, the man boarded a TTC bus in the area and was involved in a verbal altercation with the driver of the bus.

Toronto police are investigating after an apparently random stabbing at Spadina Station Sunday, May 20, 2018.

At one point, police allege the suspect broke the head off of a toothbrush and stabbed the driver in the cheek.

The man fled the area southbound on Islington Avenue.

About 12 hours later, police say the same suspect stabbed a 46-year-old man at Spadina Station in what was described as an unprovoked attack.

Police say the suspect approached the victim from behind in a pedestrian tunnel and stabbed him with an unknown object before fleeing the station.

Investigators announced Tuesday morning that 22-year-old Liam Mitchell McCallum, of no fixed address, had been arrested in connection with the case.

Police say he is facing a “number of charges” but have not stated what the charges will be.

More details are expected to be released later this morning.

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