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Man found unconscious after arrest

Vancouver's police watchdog is investigating after a man was found unconscious in a police vehicle following arrest.

Vancouver police issued a news release sayinga 43-year-old man was arrested for allegedly breaching court conditions.

They say the man was taken to jail in a police wagon, but when the vehicle arrived at the lockup, he was found unconscious.

Police say he was rushed to hospital and remains in stable condition.

The Independent Investigations Office is called in to review police handling of incidents involving death or serious injury.

The Canadian Press

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