Oshawa man suffers critical head injuries in car park assault

DURHAM – A 38-year-old Oshawa man was admitted to Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto over the weekend with serious head injuries after he was assaulted in a car park.

The assault occurred last Saturday at about 9:20 p.m. at the car park on Richmond Street near Simcoe Street North in Oshawa. Police found a man unconscious on the ground with serious head injuries. An ambulance was called to take him to Sunnybrook Hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Police have determined from video surveillance footage of the car park that the victim was pushed by a suspect identified as Bernie Lecoure, aged 38, of Oshawa following a struggle in the car park.

Lecoure has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault, and is being held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Paolo Dellipizzi or Detective Constable Kevin Baker of the Central East Criminal Investigation Branch at 1-888-579-1520 , ext. 2766. Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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