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Thursday, January 11, 2018

SIU Investigates Altercation at OPP Detachment

Orillia | by Ken Hashizume  
A taser was used and a man suffered head injuries as officers tried to arrest him.

The Ontario Special Investigations Unit is looking into an alleged altercation at the Orillia OPP detachment.
A man went into the detachment on the evening of January 2nd.
It was determined that he was wanted on outstanding warrants and officers attempted to arrest him.
A struggle ensued and a taser was used during the apprehension.
The man was taken to hospital with head injuries.
The SIU have assigned three investigators and a forensic investigator to the case.
They are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact the SIU.

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