Peel cop facing assault charge to appear in court next month
A Peel police cruiser is seen in this undated file photograph. (CP24/Tom Podolec)
The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, March 17, 2016 9:15PM EDT
TORONTO -- A veteran Peel Regional Police officer has been charged with assault.
Police say Sgt. Jeff Jones is charged in connection with an unspecified allegation.
The 15-year veteran is to appear in court April 13th to face the allegation.
Police say the allegation was brought to the attention of Chief Jennifer Evans in December and she ordered an internal investigation.
Jones has been suspended from duty since the investigation started.