Investigation Started into Injury Man Suffered During Arrest in Etobicoke
Case Number: 17-TCI-271
- Sometime after midnight on September 24, 2017, the Toronto Police Service received a call about a sexual assault.
- Just before 2:00 a.m., police officers located a man near Lakeshore Boulevard and Twenty Ninth Street.
- The 42-year-old man was arrested.
- He was taken to hospital and diagnosed with a serious injury.
The SIU is an arm’s length agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault. Under the Police Services Act, the Director of the SIU must
- consider whether an officer has committed a criminal offence in connection with the incident under investigation
- depending on the evidence, lay a criminal charge against the officer if appropriate or close the file without any charges being laid
- report the results of any investigations to the Attorney General.
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342