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Man threatens, sexually assaults person in Sudbury’s Uptown

Community member was outside their residence when confronted and then assaulted by a stranger

A person was sexually assaulted by a stranger in the Uptown area of Greater Sudbury April 1, and Greater Sudbury Police need the public’s assistance to locate the suspect.

Police say around 10:30 p.m. April 1, officers were dispatched to a residence in the area of Baker Street, Montcalm Avenue, Patterson Street and MacKenzie Street in relation to a sexual assault. 

The exact location of the incident is being withheld to protect the identity of the survivor. Police were told that around 9:30 p.m., a community member was outside of their residence when they were confronted by an unknown individual. 

An altercation took place, and the assailant forced the community member inside the residence. The unknown individual assaulted, threatened and then sexually assaulted the community member inside the residence before fleeing the area.

To protect the identity of the community member, no further information related to their identity will be provided, say police.

The unknown individual is described as being a man in his late 20s, over 6-0 tall, with tanned skin and a buzz cut. At the time of the incident, the individual was wearing a dark blue hoodie, black pants and black running shoes.

The individuals involved in this incident are not known to each other.

The unknown individual involved in this incident has not been identified or located. Police ask that people be on the lookout and be extra cautious while officers continue to investigate this incident.

Officers have been and continue to canvas the area for information and video surveillance footage.

Anyone with video surveillance equipment in the area including dash camera footage at the time of the incident and doorbell camera footage is asked to review the footage and contact police if there is anything suspicious.

Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to contact police at 705-675-9171 or Crime Stoppers at 705-222-8477.