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Waterloo officer faces charges in connection to Hamilton, Kitchener incidents

The crest on a Waterloo Regional Police officer's sleeve.
The crest on a Waterloo Regional Police officer's sleeve. Kevin Nielsen / Global News

A second-year constable with the Waterloo Region Police was arrested and charged with assault for off-duty incidents on Sunday, the service says.

Waterloo police say Hamilton police conducted an investigation before assault charges were laid against the man.

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Police say the alleged incidents occurred Hamilton and Kitchener between January and October of last year.

Waterloo police say they assisted Hamilton police in making the arrest.

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Police did not provide any further details about the officer other than to say the charges involve a patrol constable in North Division. Police say the move is in an attempt to protect the identity of the victim.

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The man is scheduled to appear in court in Hamilton on Oct. 16.