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.