Sexual Assault of 21 Year Old Female close to Sheridan College

Halton Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Suspect

Sexual Assault of 21 Year Old Female close to Sheridan College
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Dave Cross

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Sgt. Dave Cross #1932 is the Media Relations Officer with the Halton Regional Police Service. His office is located at 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville, ON.

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The Halton Regional Police are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying a suspect wanted in relation to a young woman being inappropriately touched.

On August 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m., a 21-year-old woman was walking the trails behind Sheridan College when she was attacked from behind by an unknown man. The man touched her inappropriately and pushed her to the ground in an effort to continue the assault. The woman fought off her attacker who subsequently fled on foot.

The suspect is described as white, 5’4″ tall, 25-30 years of age, with blond hair, possibly facial hair and had an average build. He was wearing a dark blue plaid jacket, a hoodie and sunglasses.

Police offer the following prevention tips when walking:

  • Walk with a purpose
  • Be alert and attentive to your surroundings
  • Avoid unlit streets and shortcuts through parks and or vacant lots
  • If you suspect you are being followed, cross the street, scream if necessary
  • If you fear for your safety, call 9-1-1

Additional personal safety tips can be found on our website under the “Community Policing’ tab.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact the Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit at 905 825-4747 x8970, Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-TIPS(8477), through the web at or by texting ‘Tip201’ with your message to 274637(crimes).

Contact: Detective Constable Christina Einboden & Ross Amore , Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit, 905 825-4747 x8970



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