Halton Regional Police today released a description and a series of photos in hopes of identifying the person responsible for a sexual assault incident that occurred in Oakville on Saturday morning.
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on May 20, the victim was grabbed from behind while walking in the Sandpiper Road and Fourth Line area, Halton police said in a news release. The victim fell to the ground and the suspect fled the area on foot.
The victim did not suffer any physical injuries.
The suspect is described as:
• Male, white, in his late 30s
• Wearing bright fluorescent green shorts, a grey top and black running shoes
• Approximately 5’8” tall with a heavy build
• Crew cut, dark hair
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit at 905-825-4777 ext. 8970.
Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the website.
Sexual assault is any touching of another person without their consent where the touching is of a sexual nature, or where the sexual integrity of the victim is violated. A sexual assault can range from unwanted touching to sexual assault involving penetration.
There is no statute of limitation when it comes to reporting a sexual assault. This means that no matter how long ago the sexual assault happened, you can still report it to police for investigation.
Victims of violence and/or sexual assault can contact the Halton Regional Police Service Victim Services Unit at 905-825-4777 for support.
A valuable resource for information is also available on the Survivors Voices website.