The Haliburton Highlands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating an assault that occurred in Highlands East.

Police said on Jan 3 that they received information that on Friday, Dec. 30, 2022, at approximately 3 p.m., an assault took place in a parking lot of a business in Wilberforce.

“Assistance was provided to the victim of this assault by several people who were in the area. There are no concerns for public safety at this time,” OPP said.

Anyone who may have witnessed this assault or has video footage and has not yet spoken with police is asked to contact 1-888-310-1122 or 705 286-1431. Should you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward.

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