BC’s RCMP watchdog goes to Enderby to investigate an incident that left a man injured.
In a news release Friday afternoon, the Office of Independent Investigations said the incident in question occurred on November 23 at approximately 11:20 p.m., when police responded to a reported disturbance in the 100 block of Larsen Avenue. in Enderby and arrested a man. They have not said what the riot was, but they say the man was released the next day at 7:30 a.m. M.
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“About an hour later, another disturbance was reported near a residence on Garrett Road involving the same man who had recently been released,” the IIO said in the statement.
“Officers attended and arrested him before transporting him to the cells of the Enderby Mounted Police detachment.”
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They said Emergency Health Services then assisted the detachment and transported the man to hospital, where it was found that he had suffered a serious but not life-threatening injury.
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The IIO has begun an investigation to determine what role, if any, police actions or omissions played in the injury.
Anyone with relevant information is asked to contact the Witness Line toll free at 1-855-446-8477 or via the contact form on the IIO website.
The IIO is the independent civil oversight agency of the police in British Columbia. Investigate all officer-related incidents that result in serious injury or death, whether or not there is any allegation of wrongdoing.
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