CROSS LAKE, Man. -- A Mountie has been charged with assault in northern Manitoba.
RCMP say the officer is accused of using excessive force on May 1 after arresting an 18-year-old man from Pimicamak Cree Nation.
The man was allegedly assaulted at the Cross Lake RCMP detachment.
Const. Jason Ross MacGillivray faces one count of assault. MacGillivray, a five-year Mountie veteran, has been placed on suspension with pay.
-- The Canadian Press