Officer charged with aggravated assault

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Officer charged with aggravated assault

An Edmonton Police Service Officer was charged yesterday in relation to an incident which took place on March 8, 2014.

Const. Sean Briegel, a 4-year-member with the EPS was charged with one count of aggravated assault pursuant to section 268 of the Criminal Code of Canada. The charges stem from an on duty incident. The Constable has been placed on administrative duties.

The charges follow an in-depth investigation by ASIRT. As the matter is currently before the courts, the EPS is not able to provide further comment or information about the incident or investigation.


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