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Ontario Provincial Police Moosonee Officer Assaulted - SIU Investigating

(MOOSONEE, ON) – On Wednesday July 24 at approximately 4:30 pm, officers with the Moosonee Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment responded to a report of two people fighting in the parking lot of a local business in Moosonee.
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(MOOSONEE, ON) – On Wednesday July 24 at approximately 4:30 pm, officers with the Moosonee Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment responded to a report of two people fighting in the parking lot of a local business in Moosonee.  Upon arriving at the scene, the officers attempted to arrest the offenders.  While doing so, they were assaulted by a bystander who attempted to interfere with the arrest.

As a result of this altercation, police arrested three persons.  Two of these persons were taken to hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries.

As a result of this incident, the OPP notified the province’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) who has invoked its mandate.

The OPP investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.




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