Release Date: June 3rd, 2020 - 12:39pm
Originator: Constable, Steve Elms, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4747 ext 5224
Contact: Detective, Omar Nadim, 2 District Criminal Investigation Bureau, 905-825-4747 extension 2278
On Wednesday June 3, 2020 just after 8:00 am the Halton Regional Police Service responded to a reported attack at a residence on Melvin Drive in Oakville. The victim, a 79 year old female, was transported to hospital with wounds consistent with a stabbing. She is currently being treated for non-life threatening injuries. The suspect and victim are known to one another.
Police have arrested a 15 year old male from York Region in relation to the attack and charges are pending. The suspect had fled the scene prior to police arrival and was arrested on a bus in Peel Region by Halton Tactical Rescue Unit officers. Police are not looking for additional suspects.
The Halton Regional Police Service would like to thank Go Transit and Peel Police for their assistance in the investigation.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Omar Nadim of the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2278.
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.