Ontario’s police watchdog is looking for witnesses after an arrest in Stratford last week left a man seriously injured.
The Special Investigations Unit says Stratford Police were called to the transit terminal in the Cooper Block around 8:30 p.m. on February 1st for a man causing a disturbance.
The man was located and as officers tried to arrest him a struggle ensued with the 34-year-old eventually transported to the hospital with a serious injury.
Two investigators and one forensic investigator have been assigned to the case.
At this time, one subject official and three witness officials have been designated.
The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation, including video or photos, to contact the lead investigator by clicking here.
The SIU is a civilian agency in Ontario responsible for investigating circumstances involving police and civilians that have resulted in a death, serious injury, or allegations of sexual assault.