Scooter man wanted for sexual assault in Welland
Published June 14, 2022 at 2:51 pm
A man driving a mobility scooter in Welland is being hunted by Niagara Police after a woman claimed he sexually assaulted her.
On May 26 at 5:30 pm, police responded to a call in the Merritt Island area of Welland, located near Welland City Hall at 60 East Main Street, for a sexual assault that just occurred.
They quickly found the victim who told them she was sitting alone when the man driving a scooter sexually assaulted her. She suffered no physical injuries.
The Niagara Police Sexual Assault Unit is now asking the public for assistance identifying the suspect.
The suspect, who was operating a blue mobility scooter is described as white male, 50 to 60 years old with short white/grey hair, short white/grey facial hair, heavy set build, a large scar on left knee wearing a dark navy baseball hat, white t-shirt, tan cargo shorts and white shoes. Photos below.
The victim and suspect didn’t know each another. Police says this was an isolated incident and there is no known threat to public safety.
Anyone who may have information in relation to this incident is encouraged to contact the lead detective at 905-688-4111, option #3, extension #1009450.
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