Vancouver police officer charged with assault during an arrest in 2019.

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VICTORIA — A Vancouver police officer faces an assault charge.

The BC Prosecution Service issued a statement Friday saying the charge has been approved against Const. Arminder Singh Gill.

The service says the charge relates to the arrest of a person in downtown Vancouver on Nov. 13, 2019.

The service has released no other details about the allegations.

Vancouver police have not responded to a request for information on Gill's status with the department.

Gill's first scheduled court appearance is for Aug. 16 in Vancouver provincial court.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 11, 2021.

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