Police watchdog called in to investigate arrest that ended with man in hospital
TORONTO – Ontario’s police watchdog is investigating an incident in Toronto that ended with a 27-year-old man sent to hospital.
The Special Investigations Unit says that on Saturday evening, Toronto police investigated an assault at a rooming house.
They say the victim of the assault was a 58-year-old man, who was taken to hospital.
At about 1 a.m. Sunday, Emergency Task Force officers entered a room in the house.
The SIU says two “conducted energy weapons” were used, and a 27-year-old man was arrested and taken to hospital with a leg injury.
The SIU is automatically called in to investigates reports involving police where someone is seriously injured or killed.
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