‘Ottawa’ Ottawa Police Investigate After 2 Reported Sexual Assaults in One Night
Ottawa police are asking for the public’s help after two reported sexual assaults in a span of about five hours.
The first reported sexual assault happened in the 300 block of Besserer Street in Sandy Hill at about 10 p.m. on Thursday, police said.
A woman in her early 20s was walking on the street when a man she didn’t know grabbed and pulled her into a secluded area, police said. A man and woman walking their dog were nearby and the suspect fled when they approached, police said.
Police described the suspect as “Caucasian,” 20 to 30 years of age, five-foot-ten-inches tall with a slim build and dark medium length curly hair.
He was wearing a hat (possibly a baseball cap), dark baggy pants that were possibly cargo pants and a black sweater.
The second report of a sexual assault happened between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m., near the 2800 block of Baycrest Drive.
Police said a man approached a teen girl and pulled her into a dark coloured BMW.
She was driven to multiple locations in the area of Johnston and Conroy roads, where she was sexually assaulted, police said.
Police say the suspect is described as a “Middle Eastern” man, 30 to 40 years old, with a long nose.
Police are asking anyone with information on either incident is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5944. or contact Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS).