Police search for suspect in Richmond Hill sexual assault
The York Regional Police Special Victims Unit, Sexual Assault Section is seeking a male suspect after an early morning assault in Richmond Hill on Nov. 13.
At Yonge Street and Bernard Avenue, a female disembarked from a transit bus at 12:30 a.m. Later, in the vicinity of Yonge Street and Canyon Hill Avenue, the victim was approached by a male suspect, who then demanded her money before sexually assaulting her.
Investigators believe the suspect may have received an injury to his right hand. A detailed description of the suspect is posted on the York Regional Police’s website.
York Regional Police request the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect and ask anyone with information related to this crime to contact them. The police encourage the public to stay aware of their surroundings if confronted by suspicious behaviour.