SIU looking for witnesses in altercation between man and police

Hamilton, ON, Canada / AM900 CHML

The Special Investigations Unit is appealing for witnesses after an altercation between a 44 year old man and Hamilton Police on Canada Day.

Police were called about an intoxicated man who had been fighting with passengers on a bus in the area of Stinson Street and Erie Avenue at about 9 o’clock on Tuesday night.

During the arrest, there was a brief struggle and the man suffered a leg injury.

He was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital and diagnosed with a fractured femur and ankle.

SIU investigators would like to speak with anyone who may have been riding the HSR between 8:30 and 9:30 pm on Tuesday and who may have witnessed the incident around Stinson Street and Erie Avenue.

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