A woman was dragged into the bushes and sexually assaulted at knife-point early this morning.

Ottawa Police officers are
investigating the assault which they say happened at about 3 a.m.

Police say a woman in her early 20s was walking in the area of Hurdman Road and
Robinson Avenue when a man armed with a knife grabbed her, dragged her
into the bushes and sexually assaulted her.

The man then fled the scene.

The suspect is described as an English-speaking black male with a muscular build, black hair, possibly wearing a hoodie.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222 ext. 5944.

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