Couple Brutally Attacked By ATV Operators

(TOWN OF ERIN, ON) – Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently seeking the publics help in identifying two All Terrain Vehicle (A.T.V.) riders who assaulted and threatened a couple on the Cataract Trail in Erin.

It was reported that on April 5, 2024, just before 8:00 p.m., a small, red A.T.V. was trespassing on a section of trail near Stanley Park. They approached a couple on the trail and a 60-year-old male was assaulted. The victim and his 54-year-old spouse fled to a vehicle where one assailant continued to threaten the couple. The male required treatment for his injuries.

One suspect is described as male, tanned, average height, with black, thinning hair, bald spot, and a light beard. He was wearing a camo jacket, grey hoodie, and white shoes. The second suspect was described as male wearing a blue parka and dark pants. See attached photo.

Any person with information regarding this occurrence should contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.