RCMP officer arrested after indecent acts near Vancouver school

The officer was off-duty at the time of the alleged incidents

An off-duty RCMP officer was arrested by Vancouver police earlier this week after a series of alleged indecent acts near a West Side private school.

Vancouver police media relations officer Sgt. Jason Robillard said that the suspect was taken into custody early Tuesday morning in connection with a number of indecent acts that took place near York House school, which is located in Vancouver’s Shaughnessy neighbourhood. He has since been released with conditions.

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“Criminal charges have not yet been laid,” Robillard said in an email. “The investigation is ongoing and no additional information can be provided at this time.”

B.C. RCMP spokesperson Dawn Roberts confirmed that the suspect is a member of the RCMP and the agency has also launched in internal Code of Conduct investigation into the allegations.

The officer is currently suspended with pay, Roberts said,

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