Saskatchewan RCMP constable charged with assault

Brendin Feere, an RCMP constable with the Stony Rapids detachment, has been charged with assault. File / Global News

An RCMP officer in northern Saskatchewan has been charged with assault.

Police were called to a home in Black Lake on Saturday for a report of an assault the previous day.

Brendin Feere, a constable with the Stony Rapids detachment, was charged with assault, forcible confinement, and overcoming resistance to the commission of an offence.

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RCMP said Feere has less than two years of service with the force.

He has been suspended from duty and a code of conduct investigation has been ordered.

Police have not said if Feere was on-duty or not at the time of the allegations.

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Feere will make his first appearance in Black Lake provincial court on Sept. 19.

Black Lake is roughly 1,000 kilometres north of Saskatoon.

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