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Media Release

Release Date: June 8th, 2018 - 2:00pm

Originator: D/Sergeant Paul Foley, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2215

Contact: A/Sergeant Mike Tidball, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2275

Location: Oakville


Charges Laid After Aggravated Assault in Oakville

The Halton Regional Police Service have arrested one male after an aggravated assault in the Town of Oakville.

At 8:30 pm on June 7, 2018, Halton Regional Police Service officers responded to an Oakville residence regarding a male who had sustained a head injury. An investigation determined that the victim had been struck in the head with a small hatchet. The victim was transported to the Hamilton General Hospital where he is currently listed in stable condition.

Charged with Aggravated Assault is Shawn WRIGHT (38) of Shelburne, Ontario. WRIGHT is being held pending a bail hearing.

Halton Regional Police Service officers would like to speak with any individuals who may have witnessed this incident. Anyone who may have any additional information pertaining to this ongoing investigation is asked to contact Acting Detective Mike Tidball of the 2 District Street Crime Unit at 905-825-4747 ext. 2274.

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.

Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.