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Communiqué de presse

SIU Investigating After Man in London Sustains Serious Injury

Numéro du dossier: 18-OVI-262

Mississauga, ON (2 septembre 2018) ---
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the serious injury sustained today by a 20-year-old man in London.

Preliminary information suggests the following:
  • Shortly after midnight, a London Police Service officer responded to the Leroy Avenue and Taylor Street area to conduct an investigation.
  • While operating the cruiser, the officer heard a sound.
  • He exited the cruiser and found an injured male lying outside the cruiser.
  • The man was transported to hospital for treatment of a serious injury.

Two investigators, two forensic investigators and one collision reconstructionist have been assigned to this incident. At this time, one subject officer and three witness officers have been designated.

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