The man alleges that in early December 2012, he was driven to a location outside the the city by officers and left to walk back to town.
The Ontario Provincial Police are now conducting an investigation into those allegations against the Thunder Bay Police Service.
In a media statement issued by the TBPS, “Chief J.P. Levesque requested that the Ontario Provincial Police’s Criminal Investigation Branch investigate the allegation. It is alleged that a Thunder Bay Police Service officer transported the 19 year old male to a location outside of the city limits. The male reported that he was dropped off and left to walk back to his residence in Thunder Bay. The incident is said to have occurred in the evening of December 2, 2012”.
The TBPS further state, “The Thunder Bay Police Service is cooperating with the Ontario Provincial Police in their investigation. Since the investigation is ongoing, the T.B.P.S. will not be able to comment on this incident”.
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