B.C. police watchdog called in after youth in Prince George struck by vehicle

British Columbia’s police watchdog is investigating after a youth was seriously injured in Prince George on Saturday night.

Mounties were patrolling the CN Centre fairgrounds around 10 p.m. PT when security staff reported a male youth had been in a fight, according to a release from RCMP.

Officers approached a youth who they believed was involved in the altercation.

RCMP said the youth was told by officers that he was being detained. He then fled on foot and was struck by a civilian vehicle travelling south on Ospika Boulevard, said police.

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The youth was sent to hospital with serious injuries, police said. RCMP did not provide

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