3 Peel police officers charged with assaulting suspect: SIU

BRAMPTON, Ont. – Three Peel regional police officers face assault charges over an incident in Brampton, Ont., in September.

According to the Special Investigations Unit, police made a traffic stop but the driver ran off.


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The unit says officers chased the man into a backyard of a home and an “interaction” ensued.

Police arrested the injured suspect, who needed hospital treatment for his injuries.


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The SIU says Const. Roman Marchyshyn and Const. Sunny Mukhi are charged with assault and assault with a weapon, while Const. Connor Byrne faces an assault charge.

All three are due in court in Brampton on Feb. 18.

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