Police Looking to Identify Assault Suspect in Burlington

Crime 100By Staff

June 8th, 2021



The police would like some help identifying a suspect in an assault that took place at a Canadian Tire located at 777 Guelph Line in Burlington 0n the morning of Sunday June 6th.

HRPS crestThe Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) were contacted after a female employee was grabbed by the arm through a fence by an unknown male suspect.

The victim was able to free herself. She suffered a mild (physical) injury to her arm.

Police have learned this suspect attended the same Canadian Tire location the day prior to the assault (Saturday June 5).

The suspect was observed hanging around the store for several hours. He made multiple attempts to interact with the victim and pointed his phone towards her.

The male is described as white, in his 40s with an unkempt short beard and a noticeable goatee. He has greyish, black hair.

On June 5, the suspect was wearing a navy blue button up shirt with a collar, beige cargo pants, sandals, a camo baseball cap and sunglasses with blue lenses and black frames. The suspect hung  around the Garden Centre at this Canadian Tire location between the hours of 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm.

On June 6, the same suspect was wearing a black athletic type shirt, grey khaki shorts, with the same camo hat and a blue surgical mask hanging from one ear. The assault took place at approximately 9:45 am.

CrimeStopper_LogoAnyone with information regarding this investigation or dash cam video of the area identified during these two time frames is asked to contact the 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau – Detective Constable David Griffiths at 905 825-4777 ext. 2350 or ext. 2316.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. “See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

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