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IIO examining police foot chase that resulted in injury to suspect

The Independent Investigations Office has sent investigators to Prince George following an on-foot police chase and arrest.

Prince George RCMP reported that on September 12, at approximately 11:40 a.m., officers attempted to arrest a male cyclist after witnessing what they believed to be a drug transaction.

RCMP report that the cyclist fled by bike to the CN railyard. During the officers’ attempt to stop him, the male cyclist suffered what was reported to be a serious but non-life-threatening head injury and was taken to hospital.

Anyone who witnessed this incident is asked to contact the IIO witness line at 1-855-446-8477.

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