Burns Lake woman claims RCMP broke her leg and left her suffering overnight in a jail cell

Lindsey Tom admits she resisted RCMP officers when they tried to remove her from her boyfriend’s home last Thursday but alleges the force officers used was excessive and left her in hospital with a broken leg.

“They just grabbed me by my hand, and they were trying to get me to walk because I wouldn’t walk. I wouldn’t get in the vehicle, so they kicked me in the back of the leg, and they threw me in the vehicle.”

Tom, 38, said it was a female officer who allegedly kicked her, causing her immense pain. She said she asked to be taken to the hospital.

In a statement, RCMP spokesperson Dawn Roberts wrote officers responded

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