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Yao Wei Wu poses for a photograph outside his home in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday January 22, 2010, where he was allegedly assaulted by police officers early Thursday. Vancouver's police chief has personally apologized to a man who was mistakenly arrested and roughed up by plainclothes officers responding to a domestic abuse call. Chief Jim Chu is also backing away from an earlier police statement that the victim, Yao Wei Wu, was injured while resisting arrest. (DARRYL DYCK/Darryl Dyck/ The Globe and Mail)
Yao Wei Wu poses for a photograph outside his home in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday January 22, 2010, where he was allegedly assaulted by police officers early Thursday. Vancouver's police chief has personally apologized to a man who was mistakenly arrested and roughed up by plainclothes officers responding to a domestic abuse call. Chief Jim Chu is also backing away from an earlier police statement that the victim, Yao Wei Wu, was injured while resisting arrest. (DARRYL DYCK/Darryl Dyck/ The Globe and Mail)

Cops cleared of wrongdoing in case of beaten B.C. man Add to ...

Police in Delta have cleared two Vancouver cops in an incident in which a man was beaten in what Vancouver Police called a case of mistaken identity.

Yao Wei Wu was dragged out of his east Vancouver home in January and severely beaten by two undercover officers who were responding to a domestic assault call but went to the wrong address.

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The Delta Police department was called in to conduct an investigation independent of the Vancouver police, and their conclusion is that the officers are not guilty of any wrongdoing.

Mr. Wu has launched a civil suit against the Vancouver police.

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