OPP In Need of Witnesses to Assault

On September 21, 2019 at approximately 11:30 p.m., the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault complaint in the 300 block of Mersea Road 5.

Police were advised that several All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV’s) were being driven in a farm field, potentially destroying the crops. The complainant, prior to contacting police had approached the ATV operators and asked them to leave but was unsuccessful. 

During this exchange, a person was assaulted requiring hospitalization and a motor vehicle was damaged prior to the group of suspects fleeing the area.   

Shortly after, one of the involved ATV’s may also have been involved in a collision with another motor vehicle in the 400 block of Mersea Rd 5.   

The OPP is asking that anyone with information regarding this incident, or anyone who can help identify the involved suspects, contact them at 519-326-2544.

 Anyone with information regarding this or any other incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.catchcrooks.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.