OPP Seek Suspects in Leamington Assault

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Leamington OPP are investigating an unusual assault prompted by ATVs on farm land.

On September 21st at 11:30 p.m., police were called for an assault in the 300 block of Mersea Rd. 5.

Police say several all-terrain vehicles were trespassing on a farm field, potentially destroying the crop.

The complainant asked them to leave, but they didn't.

During the exchange, a person was assaulted and was taken to the hospital.  A motor vehicle was also damaged prior to the group of suspects fleeing the scene.

Police say it appears one of the ATV's may have also been involved in a crash with another vehicle on Mersea Rd. 5.

The OPP is asking anyone with information to give them a call.