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Ottawa Fire Services members charged with hate motivated workplace assault

November 8, 2022  By The Canadian Press


Nov. 8, 2022, Ottawa – Ottawa police say two Ottawa Fire Services members are facing charges related to an alleged hate-motivated assault against another member.

Ottawa police say the alleged assault happened in September while all three people were on duty.

One person has been charged with hate-motivated assault and choking, aggravated assault, forcible confinement and harassment and the other has been charged with criminal negligence.

Both are due in court on Dec. 16.

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Police say they are not releasing further details to protect the alleged victim’s identity.

Ottawa Fire Services did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 7, 2022.


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