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Toronto police ID builders of mystery tunnel; no criminal intent found

Police say they are satisfied there was no criminal intent and no threat to the people or city of Toronto

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Aaron Harris/Reuters
Aaron Harris/Reuters

TORONTO – Police say they have identified and interviewed two men who built a tunnel near a Pan Am Games venue in Toronto and have determined there is no criminal intent or threat.

Investigators say they received information on Friday that helped them to identify two men.

Police say the pair told investigators they built the tunnel for personal reasons and that their account has been verified.

The investigation is concluded and police say they are satisfied there was no criminal intent and no threat to the people or city of Toronto.

Deputy police Chief Mark Saunders announced the discovery of the tunnel on Feb. 24 and police released photos of the site found near York University, prompting media coverage across Canada and abroad.

TORONTO MYSTERY TUNNEL DETAILED MAP

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