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IBAC to investigate incident that resulted in serious injury of man during police action in Fitzroy

IBAC, Victoria's independent police oversight agency has determined it will investigate an incident involving Victoria Police in Fitzroy that resulted in the serious injury of a civilian in the early hours of Saturday morning (11 May).

IBAC performs a critical role in independently oversighting Victoria Police to ensure officers are accountable and conduct themselves in a way consistent with the community's expectations.

Victoria Police have agreed that in the circumstances, it is appropriate that IBAC independently investigate this matter.

Anyone with information related to this investigation, or who would like to make a complaint about police misconduct can contact IBAC at or 1300 735 135.

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