The provincial police watchdog group is is looking into an incident in Esquimalt that resulted in injuries.
Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is investigating after Victoria Police Department responded to a request for assistance at a residence in the 800-block of Kindersley Road. Police were advised upon their arrival that a man was refusing to leave.
Police say they spoke to the man who still refused to leave. Officers then advised him he was under arrest, which resulted in a struggle. The man sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital.
Anyone who heard the incident is asked to call the toll-free IIO Witness Line at 1-855-446-8477.
The IIO is an independent civilian oversight agency that investigates officer-related incidents that result in serious harm or death in B.C.