TORONTO: Two people are facing charges after allegedly trying to break into a mosque in Scarborough, Toronto.
Toronto police were called to the Islamic Institute of Toronto near Finch Avenue East and Neilson Road shortly before noon.
According to police, two people believed to be under the influence of illicit drugs tried to gain entry into the mosque. Police said a 24-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman were arrested and are facing a number of charges, including break and enter and uttering threats.
Police did not say why the two were trying to get into the mosque, which is closed because of COVID-19.