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North Vancouver RCMP officer charged with assault

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police "E" Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C.
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police "E" Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

A North Vancouver RCMP officer has been charged with assault.

Const. Hirday Olak was charged Tuesday in connection with his involvement in the arrest of a suspect on Oct. 8, 2019.

The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) is not providing any more details on the circumstances around the arrest and charge.

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Olak has been charged with one count of assault and will appear in court on July 8.

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