VANCOUVER — B.C.'s police watchdog has started an investigation after a man who police were searching for in North Vancouver fell from a third-floor window.
RCMP say officers responded to a building following a report from a resident that a man with a weapon was in their apartment.
When police arrived, they saw a man matching the description of their suspect hanging from a window and then saw him fall.
He was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
While police investigate the alleged break and enter, the Independent Investigations Office of B.C. will determine if police action or inaction are linked to the man's injuries.