Police hunt suspect after woman reports assault on Oakville GO train

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Published June 5, 2024 at 1:19 pm

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Halton police are searching for the man they believe committed a sexual assault on the Oakville GO train.

According to the Halton police Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit, on Monday June 3, at about 12:15 am, a female was riding the GO train westbound from Toronto to Oakville.

A man intently watched the female, and repositioned himself closer to her multiple times. When the female attempted to exit the train at Bronte Station, the male grabbed her and a brief struggle ensued before the female broke free and departed.

The female did not suffer any physical injuries.

The male suspect is 25-35 years old, light brown complexion, black hair, black goatee, wearing blue jogging pants, a black Puma hooded sweatshirt, and white New Balance high-top shoes.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the HRPS Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit at 905-825-4777, ext. 8970.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or at the website.

Sexual assault is any touching of another person without their consent where the touching is of a sexual nature, or where the sexual integrity of the victim is violated. A sexual assault can range from unwanted touching to sexual assault involving penetration.

There is no statute of limitation when it comes to reporting a sexual assault. This means that no matter how long ago the sexual assault happened, you can still report it to police for investigation.

Victims of violence and/or sexual assault can contact the Halton Regional Police Service Victim Services Unit at 905-825-4777 for support.

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