SIU investigating after police dog bit suspect
Published Thursday, April 20, 2017 1:52PM EDT
The province's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has been called after a 30-year-old man was bitten by an OPP dog in Strathroy-Caradoc.
Police were investigating an unspecified incident in the area of Egremont Drive and Centre Road around 4 a.m. Thursday.
When officers were arresting a male suspect in a nearby field, a police dog bit the man.
He was taken to hospital for treatment.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the SIU at 1-800-787-8529.
The SIU is an arm’s length agency that investigates when there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault involving police.