Toronto Police constable charged with assault

Ontario's police watchdog has charged a Toronto Police constable with assault in connection with an arrest this past October.

The Special Investigations Unit says the officer watched a man on a bike appear to commit a traffic infraction on Queen's Quay near Yonge St. The officer stopped the man and arrested him. The SIU says later, the cyclist went to hospital and was diagnosed with a serious injury.

Douglas Jason Holmes is charged with assault causing bodily harm.

Holmes will be court February 14.