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Cst. Robert Plunkett

August 2, 2007

Vehicular Assault

York Regional Police Service

Cst. Plunkett was struck by a car and dragged while performing undercover surveillance during an airbag theft investigation. Cst. Plunkett was pinned between the car’s open door and a tree, could not get away and was dragged onto a nearby lawn. He was rushed to a local hospital, where he soon died from his injuries.

A 19 yr. old suspect has been apprehended.

Cst. Plunkett was a 22 year veteran of the York Regional Police Service. He is survived by his wife and three children.