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SIU clears Brantford police in September incident

The Special Investigations Unit has cleared Brantford police of wrongdoing after a man was injured in September. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

The SIU has terminated its investigation into an incident that occurred last month in Brantford.

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On Sept. 30, officers went to a hotel in the area of Colborne and Stanley streets in relation to a warrant for the arrest of a 39-year-old man.

The man was handcuffed, taken to the police station and placed in a cell, but the following day, the man was taken to hospital due to pain in his left shoulder.

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The investigation determined the same shoulder had been injured previously and SIU director Tony Loparco said, “The evidence establishes that the police did not cause the man’s injury. As such, I have terminated the investigation into this incident.”

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