Man sought in sexual assaults near bike path - Metro US

Man sought in sexual assaults near bike path

Ottawa police are seeking the public’s help after three women in their 20s were sexually assaulted on a Riverside Drive bike path in three separate incidents Saturday night.

Police said yesterday that the incidents, which they believe involved the same male suspect, all allegedly occurred at around 8 p.m. in areas between Hurd­man and Cummings. The women were all running or in-line skating on the path at the time.

Police are seeking a white male around 23 years old, five feet, 10 inches tall with a thin to medium build, short dark brown hair and an unshaven face. He was riding a dark-coloured mountain bike. Anyone with information should call the sexual assault unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5944 or Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS).

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