SIRT investigates after Cape Breton woman sustains broken arm during arrest
MEAT COVE, N.S. – Nova Scotia’s Serious Incident Response Team is investigating the arrest of a 57-year-old woman in Cape Breton.
The police watchdog says RCMP from Ingonish responded to a residence in Meat Cove on Sunday after a report that a firearm had been pointed.
During a struggle with the arresting officer the woman injured her arm and it was later determined to be broken.
The woman was taken to a hospital in Sydney for treatment.
SIRT says two of its investigators will travel to Cape Breton today to begin the investigation.
© The Canadian Press, 2014