Forensic Artist Creates Image of Assault Suspect in Burlington

Posted On Monday June 07, 2021
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***UPDATE***

A forensic artist has created an image of the suspect in the assault that took place at a Canadian Tire in Burlington on Sunday June 6, 2021.

Police have yet to identify this suspect and are encouraging the community to view and share this photo (see attached image).

Anyone with information regarding the identity of this suspect is asked to contact the 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau - Detective John McMullan at 905 825-4777 ext. 2343 or ext. 2316.

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 was mainly seen hanging around in 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.

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.

***ORIGINAL RELEASE***

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in an assault that took place at a Canadian Tire located at 777 Guelph Line in Burlington.

Police were contacted on the morning of Sunday June 6, 2021, after a female employee was grabbed by the arm through a fence by an unknown male suspect. The victim was able to free herself and 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). At that time 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 was mainly seen hanging around in 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.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation or dash cam video of the area identified during these two timeframes 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.

Media Inquiries:

Halton Regional Police Service
Corporate Communications
Phone: 905-825-4899
Email: corpcomm@haltonpolice.ca

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