SIU investigates OPP arrest in South Stormont

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SIU investigates OPP arrest in South Stormont

SOUTH STORMONT, Ontario – On Monday Sept. 23, 2019 at approximately 5:30 a.m., members of the Stormont Dundas and Glengarry Detachment (SD&G) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a mischief complaint on Dafoe Rd. in South Stormont Twp.

Shortly after officers arrived, a 65 year-old individual had an interaction with police. The Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), Emergency Response Team (ERT), Canine Unit and SD&G OPP officers arrested the individual. During the arrest the individual sustained non-life threatening injury and was transported to hospital.

The OPP has notified the province’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) which has invoked its mandate. As a result, the OPP will not be able to provide any further information. Any other inquiries should be directed to the SIU Communications at (416) 622-2342.

Anyone having information on this incident is asked to call the SD&G OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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