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Media Release

Release Date: May 17th, 2017 - 10:15pm

Originator: Detective Joe Barr, Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2385

Contact: D/Constable Erin Toth, Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2313

Location: Burlington


Police investigating downtown Burlington assault incident

The Halton Regional Police are currently investigating an assault that took place on May 6th 2017 at approximately 2:00 a.m., in the City of Burlington.  The victim was on Brant Street near Pine Street (just north of Lakeshore Road), when he was assaulted by the suspect.  The victim was knocked unconscious and suffered a significant facial injury.

The suspect is described as male white, in his mid to late twenties with an average build.  He was described as having a brown beard or scruff on his face.  He was last seen wearing a baseball cap, and running south on Brant Street.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked 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, Say something" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca, or by texting "Tip201" with your message to 274637 (crimes).