Man arrested after two officers stabbed in Toronto

A man has been arrested following a confrontation with police today, leaving two officers hospitalised with stab wounds.

Just before 1pm today (Sunday 6 October 2019), police were called to a service station at the intersection of the Boulevarde and Carey Street, Toronto, after reports a man was armed with knives.

Officers from Lake Macquarie Police District attended and were confronted by the man, still armed with two knives.

A number of shots were discharged by police; however, the man was uninjured, and two officers suffered stab wounds – one to leg and the other to the hand.

Both have been taken to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition and will undergo surgery.

The 25-year-old man was arrested and taken to Toronto Police Station.

Multiple crime scenes have been established with The Boulevarde and Carey Street currently closed as inquiries continue.

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