Orillia OPP hunting for man after youngster was pushed off his bike and onto the ground Saturday

Man was dressed all in black and left on a mountain bike

Orillia OPP are hoping someone saw something helpful in an assault investigation.

A boy was riding his bike along Atherley Road near Forest Avenue Saturday when the OPP say a man pushed him down and began damaging the bike. The boy tried to stop him, but cops say the guy pulled a knife before taking off on a different bike.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male
  • White
  • 30-40 years of age
  • Approximately 5’10”
  • Weighing about 180 lbs.
  • Wearing a black balaclava, black pants, a black and white checkered shirt and a black back pack. 

 The suspect was seen fleeing the area on a dark coloured mountain bike.

If anyone has information about this incident or feels they may know who the suspect is, contact the Orillia OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or if you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.