Police identify suspect after alleged sexual assault in Bradford

The woman told police she was walking with children when she was sexually assaulted

UPDATE (Saturday, May 13, 6:10 a.m.):

The South Simcoe Police Service is advising the public that the male being sought in a sexual assault investigation in Bradford has been identified.

The investigation is ongoing.

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South Simcoe Police are searching for a suspect after a woman walking with children reported that she was sexually assaulted.

Around 11:30 Thursday morning, police responded to a report of an alleged sexual assault on the east sidewalk of West Park Avenue approaching the intersection at Miller Park Avenue.

Police say a woman walking with children was grabbed by a male.

She was able to push him away and then went home and called the police. The woman did not suffer any physical injuries.

The suspect is described as black, 16 to 18 years old, about 5’8″ to 5’10” tall, no facial hair, very short hair, almost a shaved head, and he was wearing a blue t-shirt, dark, knee-length shorts, sneakers and a black backpack.

Anyone with information, security/dash camera video is asked to contact Detective Constable Raymond at 905-775-3311, extension #1027, dan.raymond@southsimcoepolice.ca or Crime Stoppers