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Man arrested after motorcycle stolen at gunpoint in Toronto: police – Toronto

A 20-year-old man has been charged in connection with a carjacking in Toronto, police say.

Toronto police said on Sunday, officers received a report of a carjacking in the Islington Avenue and Millwick Drive area.

Police said the victim was driving his motorcycle when he was cut off by a car which forced him to stop.

Officers said a man got out of the car, allegedly pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded the motorcycle.

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According to police, the victim got off of the motorcycle and the suspect got on and drove away “in tandem with the car.”

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Police said officers in the area saw the motorcycle and suspect and took him into custody “without incident.”

“The motorcycle was recovered and as a result of the subsequent search, officers located and recovered a loaded handgun,” a news release read.

Police said 20-year-old Sameer Ejaz from Toronto was arrested.

He is facing 11 charges, including robbery with a firearm, weapons dangerous and carrying a concealed weapon.

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