York Regional police need your help to find a suspect accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a Vaughan Shopping mall.
Police say just after 3:30p this past Sunday a woman was a approached by a man who attempted to strike up a conversation at Vaughan Mills Mall.
The suspect began making aggressive sexual comments towards the victim then touched her sexually without her consent.
The suspect is described as:
- Male, black
- 20 to 30 years
- Medium build
- Black hair, brown eyes
- Wearing a black hat, a black sweater and blue jeans
A video of the suspect can be found here: https://youtu.be/PfhgMGQCzGE
A sexual assault includes any non-consensual contact of a sexual nature. York Regional Police would like to encourage anyone who feels they may have been a victim of a sexual assault to come forward and report the incident to police. There is no statute of limitations for sexual offences and offenders can be prosecuted well after the date of the offence. If someone is not ready to report, however is seeking support, please contact the Women’s Support Network womenssupportnetwork.ca or York Region Victim Services victimservices-york.org. Additional resources and information can also be found on our website http://www.yrp.ca/en/services/resources/sexualassaultsurvivorsguide.pdf
Anyone with information is asked to call the York Regional Police Special Victims Unit – Sexual Assault Section at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7071, or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com, or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.