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Waterloo officer faces charges in connection to Hamilton, Kitchener incidents

A second-year constable with the Waterloo Region Police was arrested and charged with assault for off-duty incidents on Sunday, the service says.

Waterloo police say Hamilton police conducted an investigation before assault charges were laid against the man.

Read more: Waterloo police officer charged with assault after ‘interaction’ at detention unit: SIU

Police say the alleged incidents occurred Hamilton and Kitchener between January and October of last year.

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Waterloo police say they assisted Hamilton police in making the arrest.

Read more: SIU clears Waterloo officer after man breaks arm during arrest

Police did not provide any further details about the officer other than to say the charges involve a patrol constable in North Division. Police say the move is in an attempt to protect the identity of the victim.

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The man is scheduled to appear in court in Hamilton on Oct. 16.

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