SIRT clears Mounties after man’s arm broken during Enfield arrest
ENFIELD, N.S. – Nova Scotia’s police watchdog agency has concluded that two RCMP officers did not use excessive force while arresting a man in a community north of Halifax.
The Mounties were responding to a 911 call about three men who had been drinking at a home in Enfield on May 22.
A 52-year-old man allegedly threatened police.
His arm was broken during the arrest.
The province’s Serious Incident Response Team, which investigates incidents involving police, says witnesses reported the officers’ conduct as being professional.
No charges will be laid against either officer.
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