Sexual assault reported in the Palmer Drive Community.

Crime 100By Staff

April 13, 2017



A reported sexual assault which occurred in Burlington on March 21st, 2017 is being investigated by the Halton Regional Police Service.

A 16 year old male was walking in the area of Palmer Drive and Bentworth Drive between 11:30pm and midnight when he approached a stopped vehicle. The victim was forced inside the vehicle by a male suspect where he was sexually assaulted by two males. The victim was eventually released a short distance away near Michael Crescent.

Palmer Drive sex assualt

Sexual assault reported to have taken place on the Palmer Drive community.

The suspect vehicle is described as a black utility van with tinted front windows bearing a blue and yellow licence plate.

Suspect #1 is described as male, possibly Hispanic, 6’ 1”, heavy set build, wearing a black shirt, mask and a hood.

Suspect #2 is male, possibly Hispanic, 5’ 11”, wearing a black shirt, black mask and a hood.

There have been no other reported incidents involving these suspects to date.

A time delay in reporting the initial incident was encountered and police would like to warn the public to be vigilant with their safety and report any suspicious incidents to police immediately.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding this or similar incidents to contact Detective Rob Todd of the Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit at 905-465-8975. Crime Stoppers

“See something, Hear something, Say something” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web

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