Witnesses Sought for Vicious Assault in Burlington

Crime 100By Staff

August 31st, 2018



Police are seeking witnesses who observed a vicious assault that started at the side of the Island Bar located at 4170 South Service Road in Burlington.

On August 11th 2018, shortly after 2:30 AM, a 19-year old victim was at the side of the premise and began speaking to unknown person(s) in a dark colour pickup truck that had parked in a neighbouring parking lot to the east.

HRPS crestAs the victim was standing near this pick-up truck, four white males and two white females approached from the direction of the Island Bar. One of the males pushed the victim to the ground and the other males joined in on the assault.

The victim retreated to the neighbouring parking lot where the assailants continued to assault the victim by pushing him around and repeatedly punching him in the head. The assault lasted for approximately 5 minutes before the assailants left the area in the dark pickup truck.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he was treated for a broken jaw that required surgery.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed this assault or provided assistance to the victim to contact Detective Constable Erin Toth of the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 Ext. 2313.

Tips can also be submitted 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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