Police seek suspect in violent assault

Russell Lee Fish. (Photo courtesy of the St. Thomas Police Service)

Police in St. Thomas are looking for a Malahide Township man who is wanted on several assault charges.

The St. Thomas Police Service said 44-year-old Russell Lee Fish is wanted in connection to the assault of a female victim, which took place Sunday morning at a residence in St. Thomas.

Fish is facing charges of assault, assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, break and enter, and four counts of breaching a release order.

The suspect is known to drive a white 2018 Ram pickup truck with licence plate AL26266. He also has ties to the Port Burwell area. A picture of Fish can be seen above.

Anyone with information regarding this man’s whereabouts is asked to contact police at 519-631-1224 or Crime Stoppers at www.stthomascrimestoppers.ca.