IIO is Investigating an Incident in Lake Country (2020-236)

Case: 2020-236 Incident Date: September 11, 2020 Detachment: Lake Country Location: Lake Country Agency: RCMP Incident Classification: Serious Harm Case Status: Open - Investigation in Progress

INFORMATION BULLETIN
Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release

Surrey, B.C. – The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of BC is investigating an incident in Lake Country.

Information provided by the affected person, a man, indicates that on September 11, 2020 at approximately 7:35 p.m. he was stopped by an officer while driving his blue 2012 Mazda 3 on Highway 97 near Lodge Road. An interaction occurred during the traffic stop which resulted in the man sustaining a serious injury.

The IIO is investigating to determine what role, if any, the officers’ actions or inaction may have played in the man’s injury.

The IIO is asking any person who saw, heard or recorded the incident to contact the IIO Witness Line toll free at 1-855-446-8477 or via the contact form on the iiobc.ca website.

Background

The IIO is the independent civilian oversight agency of the police in British Columbia. It investigates all officer-related incidents that result in serious harm or death, whether or not there is any allegation of wrongdoing.

info@iiobc.ca

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