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Witnesses sought after Wasaga assault involving multiple victims

Two victims were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following 'serious assault involving numerous victims' early on Canada Day
2021-05-20 OPP cruiser

Members of the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating a serious assault involving numerous victims in Wasaga Beach.

In the early hours of Friday, July 1, 2022, just after midnight members from the Huronia West OPP responded to a 911 call in relation to a serious assault in progress on River Avenue Crescent within the Town of Wasaga Beach.

Numerous police resources attended the scene along with the Wasaga Beach Fire Department and Simcoe County Ambulance. A large crowd of youth were located on the streets however quickly dispersed. Two victims were identified and transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police believe there are witnesses to the incident who may be in possession of cellphone video footage and are looking to speak to those individuals.

Police are also asking residents in the area who may have home surveillance footage to please review it and contact police if anything is observed that may be able to assist with the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Huronia West OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online.