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