A 24-year-old man was in severe situation in hospital after a clerk and a Montreal police officer had been assaulted on the Queen Mary Rd. outlet of the Société Québécoise du cannabis. Reports The Montreal Gazette.
Quebec’s unbiased investigations bureau (BEI), which is assigned to look at any police operation involving a dying or harm, stated the person exhibited indicators of intoxication when he entered the store at about 5:40 p.m. Monday. The store clerk was violently assaulted and misplaced consciousness.
When police officers arrived on the scene, they, too, got here underneath assault. Officers tried to subdue the person with pepper spray however had been unsuccessful.
According to the BEI, the person then centered his assault on one of many officers, knocking him out. Police reinforcements arrived, and at the very least one night time stick was used in an effort to convey the person underneath management — once more with out success.
In the following wrestle the person suffered a head wound earlier than being handcuffed and brought to hospital.
By early Tuesday the BEI had issued no replace on the situation of the person, the store clerk or the police officer.
The BEI has assigned eight investigators to the case and is receiving technical help from the Sûreté du Québec.
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