July 22, 2019 11:09 am

Police seek female witness in Burlington sexual assault investigation

Police are looking to speak with a female witness who interacted with an alleged sexual assault victim in Burlington.

Halton Regional Police
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Police are asking for the public’s help as they investigate an alleged sexual assault in Burlington.

According to Halton Regional Police, a female victim left The Coop restaurant on Brant Street on the evening of July 1 and accepted a ride with an unknown man.

Police say she was sexually assaulted inside the vehicle before she was dropped off at her home.

READ MORE: Halton police investigating alleged sexual assault of teen girl on Oakville trail

Through the investigation, police determined that the victim was in the parking lot of a Shell gas station at Walkers Line and Mainway between 11:50 p.m. and 11:55 p.m., where she interacted with a female witness.

Police are asking for public assistance in identifying the witness, as well as a blue four-door vehicle believed to be a Mazda.

Halton Regional Police
Halton Regional Police

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Chris Newcombe of the Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit at 905-465-8965, Detective Constable Andrea Moss at 905-465-8971, or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

READ MORE: Police investigating after Burlington man seriously injured in reported assault in Bala, Ont.

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