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Two Prince George RCMP on trial for excessive force

By Mark Nielsen, Prince George Citizen Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A trial began Thursday for two Prince George RCMP members facing criminal charges from an arrest caught on a security camera that suggested excessive force was used.

Constables Wayne Connell and Kyle Sharpe each face a count of assault causing bodily harm from the takedown in an alleyway off the 2200 block of Oak St. during the early morning of Feb. 18, 2016.

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