Suspect sought in Carling Avenue sexual assault

The Ottawa Police Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Section is asking the public to help identify a male suspect in relation to an ongoing investigation.

On Feb. 28, 2016, at approximately 3:00 a.m., an unidentified male approached a female in her early 20s from behind in the Carling and Alpine Avenues area and attempted to remove her pants. When the complainant resisted, the unidentified male fled on foot.

The suspect is a white male, thin, approximately 5’7” to 5’11”. He was dressed in a black bomber-style winter jacket and bulky black boots to the mid-calf.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5944. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS).


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