Ottawa

SIU to probe Ottawa arrest

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit is investigating an incident Monday in which an Ottawa man was injured while fleeing police.

Ontario's Special Investigations Unit is investigating an incident Monday in which an Ottawa man was injured while fleeing police.

The SIU said police were investigating an alleged criminal offence near Waverly Street at just after noon on Monday when a man fled on foot.

During the foot pursuit the man collided with an Ottawa police vehicle and fractured a bone, the SIU said. The 47-year-old man was taken into custody.

The SIU probes incidents involving police where civilians are killed, seriously injured or sexually assaulted.