NRP Constable facing assault charge


Police say a 15-year veteran of the Niagara Regional Police Service is facing an assault charge.
   
They say the investigation began yesterday after they were contacted by a member of the public regarding an incident in Lincoln.

As a result of the investigation, police say Const. Ken Schonewille was arrested and charged with assault.
   
The assault is alleged to have occurred after an on-duty officer interacted with a 17-year-old boy.

The boy suffered a minor injury.

This is the second member of the force charged in the last few days

Constable Mark Taks of Stoney Creek is facing a number of drug trafficking related charges.