Mall patron sexually assaulted - police arrest a suspect.

Crime 100By Staff

July 22, 2017



The Halton Regional Police Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit have concluded an investigation into an incident of sexual assault.

The assault took place at Mall in Burlington on July 4, 2017. At approximately 7:00 p.m. on that date, an adult female was shopping in the mall when she was approached by a male. A short conversation ensued in the mall, followed by the accused sexually assaulting the female.

HRPS crestThe accused fled on foot once a passersby was alerted by the female. As a result of an investigation, police identified Ramesh Kukreja, 51 years, of Burlington.

Kukreja was arrested on July 20, 2017 and is charged with one count of sexual assault.

Anyone with information relating to this incident, or other incidents of sexual assault are encouraged to contact Detective Constable Adam Groulx at 905-465-8976 of the Halton Regional Police Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or through the web at, or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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