UPDATE: The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Tony Loparco, has terminated an investigation into a June 2017 incident which was reported to the SIU by a woman on July 26, 2017.
Investigators with the province’s Special Investigations Unit are seeking witnesses to the arrest of a woman in the parking lot outside Burlington Mall on September 14, 2017.
Preliminary information indicates the following occurred:
• Not long after 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, 2017, Halton Regional Police Service officers – in plainclothes – located a woman in the parking lot outside Burlington Mall.
• The 52-year-old woman was arrested.
• During the arrest, the woman suffered a serious injury.
The incident occurred in the parking lot in front of the Canadian Tire store, and investigators believe there may have been a number of witnesses to the incident.
The SIU is urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529. The Unit is also asking anyone who may have any video evidence related to this incident to upload that video through the SIU website.