Investigators with the Brantford Police Service continue to investigate an assault and are seeking information from the public to help identify the suspect.
On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at approximately 6:00 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend a reported assault in the area of the Brantford Civic Centre and the Brant’s Crossing Riverfront Skateboard Park on Icomm Drive.
Investigation revealed that an unknown male suspect had struck a 49-year-old male victim in the head with a baseball bat. The victim sustained serious injuries and was transported to hospital for treatment.
The incident took place in a wooded area located behind the Brantford Civic Centre between the asphalt-walking path and the Grand River.
Information received indicated that several persons involved in the incident and numerous possible witnesses allegedly left the area prior to police arrival.
Officers would like to speak with anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have information they have not previously provided to police. Please contact the Branford Police Service Criminal Investigations Unit with any information you may have.
Anyone who has any information related to this incident is asked to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050.
Additionally, information can also be provided anonymously to Brant – Brantford Crime Stoppers by calling 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477 or by submitting a web tip online at: https://www.crimestoppersbb.com/submit-a-tip/