Draper Area Sexual Assault under investigation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday January 22, 2016   2:45pm                                                                                           

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse (SACA) Section is investigating a complaint of a sexual assault in the area of Draper Avenue.

On January 21, 2016 around 8:00pm, Ottawa Police received a report of a 16 year old female being grabbed from behind, pushed to the ground and inappropriately touched by two male suspects.  The female was walking in the area of Draper Avenue and Lisa Avenue. 

Both suspects are described as black males, 17 to 20 years old, thin build and approximately 6’ (183cm).  They were both dressed in all black clothing with black hooded sweaters.  One of the suspects was wearing thin red gloves.  They fled on foot eastbound towards Greenbank Road.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5944.  Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS), toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or downloading the Ottawa Police app.

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