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News Release

SIU Investigating Arrest of Individuals by Police in Toronto; One Man Seriously Injured

Case Number: 17-TCI-349

Mississauga, ON (26 November, 2017) ---
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding a serious injury sustained early today by a 20-year-old man in Toronto.

Preliminary information suggests the following:
  • At approximately 5:30 a.m. on November 26, 2017, officers with the Toronto Police Service Emergency Task Force executed a warrant at an apartment building located in the area of Grenoble Drive and Vendome Place. 
  • Three people were arrested. 
  • One of the individuals arrested was transported to hospital for treatment of a serious injury.    

Two investigators and one forensic investigator have been assigned to this incident.

The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529. The Unit is also urging anyone who may have any video evidence related to this incident to upload that video through the SIU website.

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. 

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Monica Hudon, monica.hudon@ontario.ca
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342