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News Release

SIU Investigates Injuries Sustained by Man in Waterloo

Case Number: 10-OFI-046

Mississauga (31 March, 2010) --- Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a man this morning. The Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) reported the following to the SIU:

* At approximately 8:20 a.m. on Wednesday, March 31, WRPS officers responded to an apartment building at Erb Street West in Waterloo to investigate a disturbance.
* There was an interaction with a man, and he sustained injuries.
* The man has been taken to Grand River Hospital for treatment.

Four investigators and two forensic investigators from the SIU are investigating this incident. Anyone who may have information regarding this case is asked to contact the Unit at 416-622-0748 or 1-800-787-8529.

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. 

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