THUNDER BAY – Smile you are on camera. Increasingly members of the public are able to assist police in recording incidents. Technology via digital cameras and smart phones is making everyone who is in public subject to be recorded.
Dryden Police are currently investigating an apparent assault in a Dryden fast food restaurant.
Smile you are on camera
The event, captured on a digital camera was widely shared on Youtube before being removed by the social media site.
The images showed what appeared to be an assault. The video showed a young man abusing a customer who was sitting down to eat.
Dryden Police Chief Rob Davis reports that the police were made aware of the incident on Tuesday.
Chief Davis is asking the public for additional help to identify both the person who shot the video of the alleged assault as well as assistance from anyone who witnessed the incident.
Davis says they have been able to identify the victim and the accused and notes charges are likely going to be laid.
Dryden Police are urging the public to contact police should they have any information pertaining to this, or to any unsolved crime.
Should you wish to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.00 if their information helps solve a crime, they can anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at www.tipshelp.com, 1-800-222-TIPS or by texting “tip262 and their information” to CRIMES (274637).