Police officer assaulted on bus while making arrest: Kelowna RCMP

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A police officer was assaulted, Kelowna RCMP allege, while trying to arrest someone on Thursday evening.

According to the Mounties, police boarded a bus along the 200 block of Rutland Road North following a report of a possible weapon being displayed amongst a group of individuals.

“As an officer attempted to arrest one of the individuals, she was assaulted and suffered minor injuries,” Kelowna RCMP said.

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“The assault resulted in a large police presence around the bus before the individual was placed in handcuffs and transported to cells.”

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Police say the officer who was assaulted remained on duty.

RCMP also said if you have dashcam, surveillance or cellphone video of the incident, between 6:15 and 7 p.m., you’re asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP detachment at 250-762-3300 and reference file number 20024-27587.

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