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Man critically injured in North York mall stabbing

Last Updated May 9, 2018 at 8:42 am EDT

Toronto police at the scene after a man was stabbed at the Empress Walk mall in North York on May 9, 2018. CITYNEWS/David Miserner

A man in his 20s is fighting for his life in hospital after he was stabbed at a mall in North York.

Police were called to Empress Walk, near Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue East, around 7 p.m. on Tuesday for reports of a stabbing.

Mall security followed one possible suspect through the plaza until police arrived and took the man into custody.

Police initially said the victim had serious injuries, but later said his injuries are life-threatening. He remains in critical condition as of Wednesday morning.

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