A Vancouver police officer faces an assault charge.
The BC Prosecution Service issued a statement Friday saying the charge has been approved against Const. Arminder Singh Gill.
The BC Prosecution Service announced today that a charge of assault has been approved against a Vancouver Police officer involved in the arrest of an individual in Vancouver on November 13, 2019. Read more: https://t.co/eLOtbPkR83 #BCPS #VPD— BCProsecutionService (@BCProsecution) June 11, 2021
The service says the charge relates to the arrest of a person in downtown Vancouver on Nov. 13, 2019.
The service has released no other details about the allegations.
Vancouver police have not responded to a request for information on Gill's status with the department.
Gill's first scheduled court appearance is for Aug. 16 in Vancouver provincial court.