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Maple Leafs star Mitch Marner carjacked at gunpoint

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Toronto Maple Leafs star Mitch Marner was carjacked at gunpoint in a movie show parking zone on Monday night time, a report mentioned.

The 25-year-old proper winger was going to see a flick together with his pal when three armed suspects stole his black Vary Rover on the Cineplex theater on The Queensway in Toronto, the Toronto Sun reported, citing police and sources.

“The fellows approached carrying masks and mentioned they needed the automobile,” a police supply instructed the newspaper.

“Mitch mentioned, ‘go forward and take it,’” the supply added.

Two of the suspects had been armed with handguns and the opposite had a knife, police mentioned.

Marner was left shaken up over the scary encounter, however was not bodily injured, police sources instructed the Solar.

“The suspects didn’t understand it was Marner,” a supply instructed the publication. “They had been solely within the Vary Rover, which they will shortly promote out of nation.”

No arrests had been instantly reported.

Mitchell Marner of the Toronto Maple Leafs skates against the Tampa Bay Lightning during Game Seven of the First Round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Mitchell Marner of the Toronto Maple Leafs skates towards the Tampa Bay Lightning throughout Recreation Seven of the First Spherical of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
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Toronto Mayor John Tory condemned the carjacking in an interview with the Solar.

“My preliminary response is how dare somebody try this to anybody in our metropolis. Violence towards any resident is unacceptable and I do know Toronto Police work extremely exhausting to carry these accountable to justice,” the mayor mentioned.

The automotive theft got here after the Maple Leafs had been knocked out of the primary spherical of the playoffs on Saturday night time by the Tampa Bay Lightning.