November 15, 2018 2:51 pm

SIU terminates investigation into Hamilton police officer

The Special Investigations Unit has terminated its investigation into an incident involving a 28-year-old man and a Hamilton Police officer.

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The SIU (Special Investigations Unit) has terminated its investigation into an incident involving a 28-year-old man and a Hamilton Police officer.

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Police were called about a suspicious person opening doors to parked vehicles in the Aberdeen and Cottage avenues area on Oct. 7, 2018.

Officers located a person of interest on the scene and spoke to him, when suddenly, a struggle ensued between the man and officer.

With the help of a civilian, the officer was able to handcuff the man, who was taken to hospital for treatment.

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SIU investigators attempted to interview the man on several occasions, but they say he did not respond to any inquiries.

As a result, SIU Director Tony Loparco says he has terminated the investigation into this incident.

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