March 18, 2019 5:14 pm
Updated: March 18, 2019 5:21 pm

Police say suspect still at large after assault in Burlington

Halton Regional Police are investigating after a woman was assaulted in Burlington.

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Halton police are looking for the public’s help in an assault investigation in Burlington.

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Police say around 8:45 p.m. on Friday a woman in her 30’s was walking in the area of Elgin Street and Burlington Avenue when a man walked by her several times before approaching her, grabbing her arms and shaking her.

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After the victim struggled and screamed, police say the man let her go and was last seen walking westbound on Elgin Street.

Police do not believe there is a risk to public safety, however, they will continue to provide extra patrols in the area.

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The yet to be identified suspect is described as approximately 5’5″ in height, average build, mid to late ’30s, with a tanned complexion, brown beard, and brown eyes.

The suspect was wearing a black jacket with a hood, dark coloured pants, headphones and a backpack (possibly black).

Any witnesses, anyone who resides or has businesses in the area of Elgin Street and Burlington Avenue with video surveillance images or anyone who was travelling in that area that has dash cam video images between 8:00 pm and 9:00 pm are asked to call the Halton Police at 905-825-4777 or the 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2316.

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