TORONTO, Ont. – Toronto police are investigating after a man allegedly threatened three boys at the Eaton Centre in two separate incidents.

Police say that an 11-year-old boy was approached by a man who said he had a large knife on Wednesday at about 5:30 p.m. The man led the boy around the mall.

The boy handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and was able to escape, police said.

The man was described as black, about 19, between 5’9″ to 6-feet-tall, approximately 160 lbs. with his hair in short twists.

Police say on Nov. 19, a man of a similar description was reported to have threatened two 14-year-old boys. The boys were also led around the mall but were able to escape. Nothing was taken.

The incident was not initially reported to police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200.