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One Suspect Charged in Explosives Investigation Was Reportedly ‘on Cusp of Radicalization’

Investigators say that the younger of two suspects charged after hazardous and explosive materials were found at a residence in Richmond Hill last week was “on the cusp of radicalization,” a source close to the investigation tells CTV News Toronto.

On May 9, York Regional Police received information from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Canada Border Services Agency about a suspect they were investigating who lives in their region.

One day later, officers executed a search warrant at a home on Larratt Lane, near Shaftsbury Avenue and Bathurst Street, where they allegedly found “hazardous, explosive materials” and a detonator.

Read more at CTV News

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