Police believe they have captured an image of a witness they would like to interview.

Crime 100By Staff

July 22, 2019

BURLINGTON, ON

 

When there is high quality video available the police have a very good chance of identifying the person.
The people the police want to identify are not always wanted for something they may have done. There are occasions when the police want to speak to a person who they feel may have been a witness,

The Halton Regional Police Service Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit (CASA), is currently investigating a sexual assault that occurred in the evening of Canada Day, July 1, 2019. The female victim left “The COOP” restaurant located on Brant Street, just north of Lakeshore Road in Burlington, and accepted a ride with an unknown male party. The victim was sexually assaulted in the vehicle prior to being dropped off at her residence.

Assault Witness Photo

Police would like to identify this witness

Through investigation, officers have pieced together a timeline of the victim’s evening prior to being dropped off at her residence. Officers confirmed the victim was in the parking lot of a Shell gas station located at Walkers Line and Mainway between 11:50pm and 11:55pm on July 1.

Vehicle Photo

Police believe this vehicle may have been used in a sexual assault.

Police are asking the public for assistance in identifying this female witness and a blue four door vehicle (believed to be a Mazda). The witness and vehicle were also at the Shell station at that time.

Investigators have determined that this female witness interacted with the victim and may be able to assist police in the investigation.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit – Detective Sergeant Chris Newcombe at 905-465-8965 or Detective Constable Andrea Moss at 905-465-8971.

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

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2 comments to Police believe they have captured an image of a witness they would like to interview.

  • J. Christie

    Wow! That s scary. The “Coop” on Brant Street is often very noisy in the late evening. We have heard ladies yelling and screaming and have often called poli8ce to attend, not knowing if someone was just having fun or was in trouble. We will attempt to be more vigilant. Hope police find their witness!!

  • Steve

    Great, there’s a look at the perp’s car, perhaps if a description of the assailant was also provided it would go a long way in helping. Example: I know what my buddies cars look like, and the roads are just filled to the brim with them, but if I had a personal description, as well, and it matched up somewhat, that would go a long way to narrowing it down. I don’t get it.

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