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Serious Assault at Canatara Park


Broadcast Time:    8:00pm                Date: Monday, July 10th 2023

At approximately 12:08 am on July 8th, 2023, the Sarnia Police Service responded to Canatara Park for a report of an assault in progress.

Police and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrived and located a 14 year old female victim who had been violently assaulted.

Several other teenagers where in the park at the time and a single witness contacted police by calling 9-1-1.

The victim was transported to Bluewater Health for treatment.

The accused in this investigation has been identified as:

Neveah Bressette (18 years) of Sarnia is charged with:

  • Assault cause bodily harm CC s.267(b)
  • Assault with a weapon CC s.267(a)
  • Assault CC s.266 x2
  • Utter threats to cause death CC s.264.1(1)(a)

If anyone has information about this incident, has witnessed this assault please contact the Sarnia Police Service-Criminal Investigations Division at (519) 344-8861 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

A/Staff Sergeant Kent Jamieson #221

Community Response Division – D Platoon

Tel: 519-344-8861, extension 5271

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