Thompson cop under investigation for domestic assault

Manitoba’s police watchdog is investigating an allegation of domestic assault by a Thompson RCMP officer.Although there were no serious injuries in the Jan. 5 incident, the Independent Investigation Unit (IIU)’s director determined that it’s in the public’s interest for an investigation to take place.The complaint was filed Jan. 6.READ MORE: Winnipeg Police Service under investigation after man injured during arrestThe officer in question was off-duty at the time of the incident.The IIU investigates all serious police-involved incidents across the province, whether they occurred on or off-duty.WATCH: RCMP allegations ‘most seriously damaging to public’s trust to date’: Bowman