Advertisement
Canada

Burlington taxi driver charged with sexual assault

Halton police have laid sexual assault charges against a taxi driver in Burlington.
Halton police have laid sexual assault charges against a taxi driver in Burlington. Halton Regional Police Service

A taxi driver in Burlington has been charged with sexual assault.

READ MORE: Halton Police investigate alleged sex assault in Burlington

Halton Police say on the evening of July 27, a woman reported being sexually assaulted by a man at her apartment on Claridge Road.

Police say the victim had met the accused while he was working as a taxi driver.

According to police, the man initially introduced himself as “Bernie,” and then said that his name was actually “Martin.”

READ MORE: Suspected stolen vehicles located in Burlington lead to 8 arrests

The investigation led to the arrest of 75-year-old Don Williams.

He has been released from custody with a future court date.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit; Det. Sgt. Chris Newcombe at 905-465-8965 or Det. Const. Mark Werner at 905-465-8947.

Story continues below advertisement

Global News Redesign Global News Redesign
A fresh new look for Global News is here, tell us what you think
Take a Survey

Sponsored Stories