Public Safety Advisory Following Stranger Assault

Posted On Friday December 02, 2022

Region of Peel – Investigators from the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau are asking the public to be extra vigilant and report any suspicious behaviour as they work to identify a suspect following an assault in the City of Brampton.  

On December 1, 2022, at approximately 6:35 p.m., the victim was walking in the area of Higgins Crescent and Parkside Drive in the City of Brampton. At this time, she was approached from behind by an unknown male suspect. The suspect attempted to put a bag over the victim's head and struck her. The suspect fled the area on foot. The victim did not sustain any serious physical injuries.

The suspect is described as male, approximately 6’1”, wearing a light-coloured hoodie and dark sweatpants.

Investigators are asking anyone with information on this incident to contact 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau officers at 905-453-2121 extension 2233. Anyone with video surveillance, dashcam or digital video footage is encouraged to visit our evidence submission page.  Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). 

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