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Communiqué de presse

SIU Investigating Interaction between Man and Police Officers in Toronto

Numéro du dossier: 17-TCI-325

Mississauga, ON (8 novembre 2017) ---
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 30-year-old man earlier today in Toronto.

Preliminary information suggests the following:
  • At approximately 5 a.m. on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, the man was involved in an altercation with an Uber driver in the area of Parliament Street and Front Street East. The man then became involved in an altercation with TTC personnel.
  • Police were called and attended the scene. Officers located the man, and while arresting him, there was a struggle.
  • The man was transported to hospital where he was diagnosed with a serious injury.
    
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.

L’UES est un organisme indépendant qui enquête sur des rapports d’incidents impliquant des policiers et qui ont causé la mort ou une blessure grave, ou qui comportent des allégations d’agression sexuelle. En vertu de la Loi sur les services policiers, le directeur de l’UES est tenu :

  • de déterminer si un policier a commis un acte criminel lié à l’incident faisant l’objet de l’enquête;
  • compte tenu des éléments de preuve, de déposer une accusation au criminel contre le policier, le cas échéant, ou de fermer le dossier sans déposer un chef d’accusation;
  • de faire rapport des résultats de toute enquête au procureur général.

Read this news release in English.

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