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Mountie facing assault charge

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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

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition October 11, 2013 A9

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