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SIU investigates after man injured in Springwater Township arrest

SIU is investigating after a man was injured during an arrest in Wasaga Beach.
SIU is investigating after a man was injured during an arrest in Wasaga Beach. Global News

WASAGA BEACH, Ont. – Ontario’s police watchdog is looking into a situation in which a man was hurt during an arrest in Springwater Township.

Huronia West provincial police say the incident occurred after they were called to help on Saturday with a domestic situation.

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They say a man barricaded himself inside the home when officers arrived.

Emergency response team officers were called in to make the arrest.

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The nature of the man’s injuries was not specified, but the Special Investigations Unit is only called in when they are considered serious.

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Police said they would not provide any further information about the incident.