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Man brandishes knife during dispute at Newmarket plaza

Police are seeking the persons involved and witnesses following the weapons call Wednesday, Sept. 22
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York Regional Police are asking for witnesses and anyone involved to come forward after a man pulled out a knife during an argument at a Newmarket plaza Wednesday. 

On Sept. 22 at 11:30 a.m., police were called to the plaza at Yonge Street and Mulock Drive for a report of a weapons incident, according to a news release. 

During an argument, a male suspect had brandished a knife, but he was disarmed and no one was injured, police said. 

Criminal investigators are now looking for the suspect, persons involved and witnesses. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7142, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or online at

Elizabeth Keith

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