4 arrests made during Pro-Palestinian protest that blocked rail line in west end: Toronto police

Four peole have been arrested after a group of pro-Palestinian protesters blocked a rail line in the city’s west end.

Toronto police confirmed that between 100 and 120 demonstrators blocked the tracks at Pelham Avenue and Osler Street, near Dupont Street and Dundas Street West, around 5 p.m. on Tuesday. As officers attempted to move the demonstrators off the tracks, four refused and were arrested.

Police say during the arrests, one of the demonstrators assaulted a police officer.

Megan Tay, 37, of Toronto, Jessica Agnew, 30, of Toronto, Allen Blaine Osbourne Graham, 29, of Orillia, and Seth Brown Graham, 21, of Toronto, have all been charged with unlawful assembly, mischief over $5,000, member of an unlawful assembly while masked, as well as two charges under the Railway Safety Act.

Tay has also been charged with assaulting a police officer.

No injuries were reported.

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