Search on in Oakville for man who exposed himself to two women
Published August 20, 2021 at 7:49 pm
Halton Regional Police are looking for a man who exposed himself to two women in Oakville this week.
Police issued a safety warning to the public about the two separate incidents that took place in northwest Oakville.
The first incident had on Tuesday at around 6:30 p.m. and involved a women walking along the Morrison Creek Trail system in the area of Ravineview Way (Eighth Line and Upper Middle Road area).
As the female was walking past him, the man exposed his penis to her and then changed direction and began following her.
The women fled and got to a safe place, before reporting the incident to police. The male was unknown to the female and there was no verbal interaction.
The second incident happened two days later on Thursday night at around 10 p.m. Police believe the same male exposed his penis to a woman on a residential street in the area of Golden Briar Trail and Glenashton Drive (Eighth Line and Upper Middle Road area).
The female was able to get away and call the police. Similar to the first incident, the male was unknown to the female and there was no verbal interaction.
The 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau are investigating both incidents, including a canvas of the local area, obtaining victim statements, and collecting and analyzing CCTV footage.
The man is described as a black male, with long black hair. He is approximately 20 to 27 years of ages and five-foot-seven to six-feet tall with a thin build.
He was wearing a hooded shirt and dark shorts in both incidents.
Anyone who encounters this individual, or who has a similar experience, is asked to leave the area immediately, go to a place of safety, and call 9-1-1.
Anyone who may have come into contact with the above suspect or who has information about other similar incidents is asked to contact the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777, ext. 2216.
Additionally, police are appealing to anyone who may have CCTV or dash cam footage from the evenings of August 17 and 19, 2021 in the following areas:
- Ravineview Way (Eighth Line and Upper Middle Road area)
- Golden Briar Trail and Glenashton Drive (Eighth Line and Upper Middle Road area)
Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising