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Officer deploys CEW and arrests male suspect in Cobourg Street robbery

Jan 09, 2019 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

An Ottawa Police frontline officer was flagged down by a member of the public regarding a disturbance on January 7, 2018 at 7:36pm in the 100 block of Cobourg Street.

The officer went into a residential building and was confronted by an aggressive male. De-escalation techniques were used including a successful deployment of a Conducted Energy Weapon (CEW), which enabled the male to be arrested without further incident. A 51 year old male victim was located with serious injuries.

The ...