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Media Release

Release Date: May 4th, 2020 - 9:44am

Originator: D/Sergeant, Crystal Kelly, Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit, 905-825-4747 ext 8965

Contact: D/Constable, Mark Werner, Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit, 905-465-4747

Location: Burlington


Sexual Assault Investigation Leads to Charges

‚ÄčIn January 2020, the Halton Regional Police Service Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit (C.A.S.A.) commenced an investigation into a sexual assault allegation involving a former employee of the Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington. 

On April 28, 2020, Lyndon Anderson (50) of Burlington was arrested and charged with two counts of sexual assault.  These charges are in relation to historical workplace incidents that occurred while he was employed at Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington. Anderson is no longer employed by the hospital.

Between September 17, 2012 and October 31, 2019, Lyndon Anderson was employed at the hospital in a non-medical role (porter, orderly and housekeeping positions). The offences involve coworkers known to Anderson during his employment.

Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact the Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit - Detective Constable Mark Werner at 905-465-8747.

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.crimestoppers.ca

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

Every person has the right to feel safe in our community.

Victims of violence and/or sexual assault and witnesses are encouraged to contact the Halton Regional Police Service. The following is a list of valuable support services and resources in Halton for victims of violence and/or sexual assault:

-Halton Regional Police Service Victim Services Unit 905-825-4777

-Nina's Place Sexual Assault and Domestic Assault Care Centre 905-336-4116 or 905-681-4880

-Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Services (SAVIS) 905-875-1555 (24-hour crisis line)

-Radius Child & Youth Services 905-825-3242 (Oakville) or 1-855-744-9001

-Kid's Help Phone 1-800-668-6868 (24-hour crisis line)

-THRIVE Counselling 905-845-3811 or 905-637-5256