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Police Continue Investigating Serious Assault – Photos of Suspects and Vehicle

Owen Sound Police continue to investigate a serious assault which occurred on Thursday, August 17th, 2023 shortly after 9:15 p.m., in the 900 block of 9th Avenue East, Owen Sound. The victim, a 44 year old man and local business owner, was assaulted by three Caucasian males who had attended his business and subsequently became involved in a dispute connected to the business.  The assault occurred on the sidewalk area near the business known as The Curry House. The victim sustained serious injuries and remains in critical condition in a London Health Sciences hospital.

The males fled the area, two of which ran southbound on 2nd Avenue East toward the intersection at 9th Street and continued eastbound on 9th Street East. (see attached photo)

The first male is described as being Caucasian, 5’10”- 6’2” tall, medium build, with short dark hair, wearing a light blue t-shirt, black shorts and black running shoes. (see attached photo)

The second male is described as being Caucasian, 5’10”- 6’2” tall, medium build, with short brown hair which is longer on top, wearing an orange t-shirt, black shorts and black running shoes.  Both are believed to be in their mid-twenties to mid-thirties in age. (see attached photo)

Police are aware of a third male who is described as being Caucasian with curly hair, wearing shorts and a t-shirt and being in his late forties to mid-fifties in age.

The vehicle involved is similar to a gray or blue 2000’s model Ford Escape or Mazda Tribute.

Persons who may have further information or video recordings are asked to contact the Owen Sound Police at 519-376-1234 or Detective Constable Geoff Bridgeman at  Information may be provided anonymously to Grey Bruce Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-Tips (8477) or a secure web tip can be submitted online at