Suspect to Identify in Oakville Sexual Assault

Posted On Saturday October 23, 2021

The Halton Regional Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male responsible for a sexual assault that occurred on a narrow pedestrian walkway between Whilabout Terrace and Burloak Drive, in the Town of Oakville.

On Thursday, October 7, 2021, at approximately 3:15 p.m., the victim was walking along the pedestrian walkway in the above area and was approached by the suspect. The suspect tried to engage the victim in conversation, and then he pulled her to the ground and sexually assaulted her. The suspect ran off when some children approached the area. He was last seen running northbound on the pedestrian walkway towards Whilabout Terrace. 

The suspect is described as:

  • Male, white, 25 – 30 years old
  • Short blond hair and blue eyes
  • 6’ to 6’1” tall with a thin build
  • Not clean shaven
  • Wearing a navy blue t-shirt with a grey jogging pants and white Nike Airforce One running shoes.

We are asking residents who live in the area to check home security video for anyone matching this description.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Detective Constable Andrew Corrie of the Child and Sexual Assault Unit at 905-825-4777 ext. 8971.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

Sexual assault is any touching of another person without their consent where the touching is of a sexual nature, or where the sexual integrity of the victim is violated.  A sexual assault can range from unwanted touching to sexual assault involving penetration.

There is no statute of limitation when it comes to reporting a sexual assault.  This means that no matter how long ago the sexual assault happened, you can still report it to police for investigation.

Victims of violence and/or sexual assault can contact the Halton Regional Police Service Victim Services Unit at 905-825-4777 for support. 

Media Inquiries:

Halton Regional Police Service
Corporate Communications Phone: 905-825-4899
Email: corpcomm@haltonpolice.ca