The province’s police watchdog is investigating after an interaction between a man and Toronto police officers in Etobicoke.
Emergency crews were called to the scene at Scarlett and Hill Garden roads around 11:30 a.m. Friday after a man barricaded himself inside an apartment.
The Special Investigations Unit was called to the scene around 2 p.m.
No further details have been released at this time.
UPDATE – Scarlett Rd and Hill Garden Rd, @SIUOntario have invoked their mandate at this call. All Inquires are to be directed to them. ^cb
— Toronto Police OPS (@TPSOperations) January 1, 2016
The SIU is an arm’s length agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault.