A local OPP officer is facing charges.
Investigators with the OPP's Professional Standards Bureau and the North West Region Crime Unit have laid charges to another officer. The un-named Provincial Constable is a 10-year-veteran of Sioux Lookout's OPP Detachment. The officer is facing charges of Assault, and Assault with a Weapon.
The OPP noted that the incident occurred while the officer was off duty. The officer is currently suspended from duty with pay.
Additionally, a 37-year-old female from Sioux Lookout is also facing charges in relation to the investigation. She also faces charges of Assault, and Assault with a Weapon.
The OPP note that the individual's names are not being released in order to protect the identity of the victims.
Both have been scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Sioux Lookout on October 3.