Man, 48, charged after 2 robberies reported at Toronto business – Toronto |

A 48-year-old man has been charged in connection with a robbery investigation in Toronto, police say.

Toronto police said on April 22, officers received a call for a company alarm in the Islington Avenue and The Queensway area.

According to police, officers received a call on Aug. 13 as well.

Police said a man entered the store wearing a mask and approached an employee, demanding cash and cigarettes.

Officers said he indicated that he was armed with a weapon, and took a quantity of cash and cigarettes before fleeing.

According to police, in one incident the man allegedly forced the employee into a washroom to confine them.

A 48-year-old man of no fixed address has been charged with two counts of robbery and one count each of weapons dangerous and failing to comply with probation.

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He was scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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