SIU called in after OPP use stun gun in e-bike arrest

Provincial police called Ontario's Special Investigations Unit after officers used a stun gun while arresting a 42-year old man in Tecumseh, OPP said in a news release.

Police say man was riding an e-bike without a helmet

OPP called in its special investigations unit after officers used a stun gun in an arrest Wednesday. (CBC)

Provincial police called Ontario's Special Investigations Unit after officers used a stun gun while arresting a 42-year old man in Tecumseh, OPP said in a news release.

Police said they found a man riding an e-bike without a helmet at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Officers used a Taser to subdue the man after he resisted arrest, police said. 

He was taken to hospital with minor injuries and is charged with intent to resist arrest and prohibited driving contrary to the Criminal Code. 

The charges have not been proven in court.