Regional police officer charged with assault.

September 2, 2013

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON.  A Halton Regional Police Service officer has been charged with assault while on duty.

 The incident took place in Milton on Monday August 26 2013 at approximately 1:00 am when Constable Dwain Newham, on duty in the Town of Milton, is said to have assaulted a male victim that had been taken into custody by police.

 Cst. Newham, during the course of his duties had responded to a disturbance call in the area of Main Street in Milton. While investigating the original call it is alleged that the Officer assaulted a male victim that had been taken into custody by police. The victim did not suffer significant injuries and did not require medical attention.

 Cst. Newham will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Milton on September 25 2013.

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