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Man who pulled out knife on subway arrested

Security image of a suspect who pulled a knife on the TTC on Aug. 18, 2019. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

Toronto police say a man who allegedly brandished a knife on the subway on Sunday has been arrested.

Just before 3 p.m., a passenger on board a train reportedly began yelling, swearing and pacing around the subway car.

The man then allegedly pulled a large kitchen knife from a duffel bag and continued to pace around.

Police said other passengers on the train notified TTC officials who then called 911.

The man then put the knife back into the duffel bad and fled the train at Yonge-Bloor Station, exiting the station before officers arrived.

The man was arrested on Monday by 14 Division officers.

Worawut Choeipho, 23, of Toronto is charged with carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace and mischief/obstruction of property not exceeding $5,000.

He was scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday.