Quebec City police are facing another probe from the province's police watchdog.
The Bureau des enquêtes indépendantes says the incident involving a Quebec City police officer occurred July 31.
The watchdog agency says passersby called 911 at the urging of a 50-year-old man who feared for his safety.
A Quebec City police officer who arrived on the scene was allegedly involved in a physical altercation with the individual, who was taken to hospital and treated for serious injuries.
It's the latest investigation involving the police force in the provincial capital, coming after two other probes were announced Monday in relation to a pair of violent arrests in October and November.
Those incidents are separate from two violent altercations that occurred hours apart on Nov. 26 and 27 and were captured on video, including one involving Black teens outside a nightclub.
Five officers were suspended with pay in those two cases, which are currently under investigation by the province's police ethics commissioner.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 7, 2021.
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