Alleged assault "did not occur" Friday on Tillsonburg's Trans Canada Trail

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The Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police investigated an alleged assault which occurred on a trail in Tillsonburg Friday October 31, 2014 at approximately 8:45 a.m.

An adult female was walking her dog along the Trans Canada Trail, parallel to the railroad tracks, just north of Fourth Street. The female was then assaulted by an unknown male and a brief struggle ensued. The female was able to flee the attacker after she set off her car panic alarm which was parked nearby. The suspect fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim received minor injuries.

A thorough investigation was conducted and it was determined that the assault did not occur.

The OPP wish to advise that there is no longer a threat to public safety in regards to that incident as it was reported.

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