Vancouver Police are looking into allegations made through the media that a Vancouver woman sustained an injury to her wrist during an arrest on April 17th.
Police were called to the West Hotel in the Downtown Eastside for a report of a woman causing a disturbance. A woman was arrested for breach of the peace, was taken to jail and then released the following morning.
VPD Professional Standards is now investigating and has notified the Independent Investigation Office, but they have decided not to investigate. The VPD has also notified the Office of the Police Complaints Commissioner.
As of yet, the woman involved has made no complaint to the VPD Professional Standards, but investigators will be reaching out to the woman to help determine exactly what happened.