Police seek assistance in cab driver beating

The Walpole First Nation Police with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police Criminal Investigation Branch and Lambton OPP are investigating an assault that occurred on Squirrel Island.

In the early morning hours of July 8, 2012, a cab driver from Cadillac Cabs was assaulted and sustained life threatening injuries.

He was located shortly after 7:00 am and police were contacted. The cab driver was air lifted to London Health Sciences Centre where he remains in critical condition.

Anyone with information regarding the person(s) responsible for this crime should immediately contact the Walpole Island Police at (519) 627-6011 or the Lambton County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or your nearest police authority. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.