Police have arrested a woman wanted in a stabbing in downtown Toronto, saying the public's help was instrumental in tracking Rohinie Bisesar to a location in Scarborough.
Bisesar, 40, was arrested on Tuesday afternoon after a tip from "concerned people in our community," said Cst. David Hopkinson of the Toronto Police Service.
"We received information and we attended an area in Scarborough where she was arrested without incident," he said.
Police had released first surveillance photos and then Bisesar's name and photograph after the attack, in which another woman was stabbed in the heart.
The victim, in her late 20s, was shopping and talking on her phone on Friday afternoon at a Shoppers Drug Mart in the underground PATH system in the city's financial district when she was approached and stabbed, Cst. Hopkinson said.
Police said the attack happened "without provocation" and that there's no indication the two women knew each other. A small kitchen knife was recovered at the scene, Cst. Hopkinson said.
Bisesar has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and carrying a concealed weapon. She will appear in court on Wednesday.
Cst. Hopkinson said that police are unable to explain more about where Bisesar was found, and that they can't speak publicly about whether mental illness appears to be a factor in any crimes unless there's a risk to public safety.