Barrie Police are appealing to the public for assistance after two sexual assaults were recently reported in the east end of the City.
On Wednesday, January 2, at 6:50 p.m., a female was walking on a pathway which is located at the north end of Cheltenham Road when she was sexually assaulted.
The second incident occurred on Monday January 7, at 3:10 p.m.
In this case, the victim was walking on a pathway on Dunsmore Lane, when she too was sexually assaulted.
Police have been investigating these incidents and it's strongly believed the same person is responsible for both of the sexual assaults.
Detectives are attempting to locate an individual who is described as:
Male, South Asian approximately 20 years old, 5’8 to 5’10 with a large build. He has dark short hair and is unshaven.
Anyone with information or who may have residential video surveillance is asked to contact Barrie Police Crimes Against Persons Unit at 705-725-7025, ext. 2931 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com.