Investigation underway after Ontario Shores patient found seriously injured

WHITBY — Durham police are investigating after a patient at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences in Whitby suffered serious injuries overnight.

Police were called in at 7:15 a.m. about a 37-year-old man who sustained serious injuries overnight. The man was taken to a local hospital and then later transferred to a Toronto trauma centre.

It’s not currently known how the man suffered the injuries and police are on the scene investigating.

Anyone with information about the incident should call Det. Const. Graff of Central West Division at 1-905-579-1520 ext. 1831.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca. Tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

Police are investigating after a male patient of Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences was found seriously injured near the hospital overnight.

Durham Regional Police say the 37-year-old male, who has not been identified, was found with injuries at around 7:15 a.m. and taken to hospital.

Police have provided few other details about the nature of the incident, saying its unknown how the injuries occurred.

They say officers are at the Whitby-area hospital working with staff members to determine what happened.

Were not sure this is something that he might have done himself, someone did it to him, whether he was engaged in a consensual fight, said Dave Selby, a spokesperson for Durham Regional Police told CTV News Toronto.

Anyone with information about the incident is being asked to contact Durham police or Crime Stoppers anonymously.

Durham Regional Police at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences after a male patient was found seriously wounded on Nov. 8, 2018.

Peel Regional Police say a female pedestrian has been transported to a trauma centre after a collision in Brampton on Thursday evening.


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