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SIU investigating after man injured

The province’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has been called in after a 53-year-old man sustained serious injuries after interaction with police.

A media release from the SIU states at approximately 1 a.m. on Aug. 11, Durham Region Police Service officers responded to a complaint about the man in a restaurant in the area of Athol Street East and Celina Street in downtown Oshawa.

Officers located the man in a public parking lot near the intersection, and there was an interaction between the two parties.

The man later attended hospital where he was diagnosed with a serious injury.

Two investigators have been assigned to the incident, while one subject officer and eight witness officers have been designated.

Anyone with information pertinent to this investigation is asked to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529.

Those with video evidence related to the incident are urged to upload it through the SIU’s website at siu.on.ca