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No discipline given to Vanderhoof RCMP officer following police watchdog investigation

The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) has cleared the Vanderhoof RCMP of any wrongdoing following a February incident.

Mounties were called to a home on the 1000 block of Kenny Dam Road for a well-being check, locating two women and a man inside.

The man was bound by court-ordered conditions not to be in contact with them and was arrested, however, a struggle ensued.

He was assessed by BC Emergency Health Services at the detachment before being taken to the hospital.

According to the IIO, the man did sustain a serious injury in the process but ruled the actions of the police were not unreasonable.

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