Teen allegedly beat by RCMP officer still suffers, mother says

The mother of a teenager allegedly beaten by a Williams Lake, B.C., RCMP officer is speaking out.

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The mother of a teenager allegedly beaten by a Williams Lake, B.C., RCMP officer is speaking out.

As APTN National News reporter Rob Smith found out, while the officer has been charged with assault, Martina Jeffs says her 17 year-old daughter remains traumatized and fearful.

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Rob is a member of the Dzawada’enuxw First Nation from Kingcome Inlet BC. He’s been a part of APTN National news since 2005, Rob brings to APTN almost twenty years of broadcast experience. He joined Investigates in 2013 and has covered protests, land claims and the fentanyl crisis. His cinematography was nominated in 2016 for a Canadian Screen Award.