Man Arrested in West Lincoln For Indecent Acts

On September 23, 2022, 8 District – Grimsby uniform officers with the Niagara Regional Police Service responded to a business in West Lincoln for report of an indecent act.

Officers met with staff who reported that on September 22, 2022, a man entered their business.  While in the business the man was observed by female staff members commit an indecent act.  The man quickly left the business.  The man was subsequently identified and on September 25, 2022, he was arrested.

William Vanbrederode (52 years) of Lincoln has been charged with the criminal offence of:

Commit an Indecent Act in a Public Place 173(1) CC

Vanbrederode was held in custody and attended a video bail hearing on September 26, 2022, at the Robert S. K. Welch Courthouse in St. Catharines.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact officers by calling 905-688-4111, option 3, extension 1009747.

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.  Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.

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