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The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the injuries sustained by a 53-year-old man in North York last month.

Preliminary information suggests the following:

• On Saturday, August 26, 2017, Toronto Police Service officers attended the Yorkdale Shopping Centre after being contacted about a man’s behavior.
• The man was arrested and taken to the police station.
• The man was arrested again the following day.
• At some point, the man visited a physician and he was diagnosed with a serious injury.    

The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529. The Unit is also urging anyone who may have any video evidence related to this incident to upload that video through the SIU website.