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Stabbing in Queens Quay parking garage turns out to be prank

Last Updated Jun 19, 2019 at 7:30 pm EDT

Police responded to a call for a stabbing at a parking garage on Queens Quay and York that turned out to be a prank on June 19, 2019. CITYNEWS/Hugues Cormier

Police say a stabbing call they attending at a parking garage on Queens Quay turned out to be a prank.

Officers responded to a call in the area of Queens Quay and York Street shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Initial reports said a man was stabbed and bleeding and a suspect with a large knife was chasing other people.

When EMS arrived, they did not locate a victim.

Police later said no one was injured and one man was taken into custody.

“This appears to be a prank/filming,” police said in a tweet.

An investigation is ongoing.