Burlington Man Arrested and Charged with Sexual Assault after 17 year old accepts a ride home from a tanning salon

News 100 redBy Staff

September 28, 2015


Halton Regional Police have concluded an investigation and have charged a Burlington man with sexual assault.

On Wednesday September 23, 2015, the accused, a client at a tanning salon in Burlington, offered a 17-year-old female a ride home after finishing her shift working in the same salon.

The accused drove to his apartment to pick something up and the victim used the washroom.

While in the apartment, the accused made sexual advances towards the victim which were refused. After attempts to prevent the victim from leaving, she was able to get out and wait outside.

The accused continued to drive the victim to her friend’s and made further advances towards her in the vehicle. The accused sexually assaulted the victim.

On Sunday, September 27, 2105, the accused was arrested and charged.

Richard SHAMOON, 35 years, from Burlington has been charged with:

Sexual Assault and Forcible Confinement

Anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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