Assault/Robbery

On October 23, 2019, in the early afternoon on this date, officers were dispatched to the park adjacent to Holy Cross School for an assault. Officers met with the reporting person who advised he had met up there with his friend when a vehicle arrived with two other males. One of the males immediately assaulted the victim causing him to fall to the ground where the assault continued. The males took personal items from the victim and all three males left in the vehicle. The victim refused medical treatment by paramedics. A statement was obtained from the victim however approximately four hours later it was reported to police that the same persons had assaulted the male again at a different location where more of his personal property was destroyed. The victim was transported to the hospital to have his injuries assessed. Officers investigated the matter and two out of the three males were quickly arrested and charged, one male is still outstanding. The LaSalle Police Service would like to advise that this was not a random act of violence and that there is no immediate concern at this time for the safety of the general public. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should call LaSalle Police Service 519-969-5210 or Crime Stoppers at https://www.catchcrooks.com/ 519 258-8477.