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LONDON, ON (March 28, 2024) – The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating after a 17-year-old male was arrested yesterday.

On Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at approximately 1:30 p.m., members of the London Police Service responded to an assault investigation in the west end of the city.

Officers located the 17-year-old male suspect outside of the residence with a weapon. Members of the LPS Emergency Response Unit were called to assist.

An interaction between officers and the male occurred which resulted in the use of a Blunt Impact Projectile (less-lethal firearm). The male continued to resist arrest and officers deployed a conducted energy weapon (CEW) and took the youth into custody.

Officers transported the male to hospital as a precaution. He has since been released from hospital and remains in custody.

The Special Investigations Unit has been notified and invoked their mandate.

The Special Investigations Unit was notified and has invoked their mandate. As such, all inquiries regarding the investigation are to be directed to the Special Investigations Unit at 416-622-0748 or 1-800-787-8529.

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