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Kingston Police are investigating a sexual assault in the University District

Kingston Police report that they are actively investigating a sexual assault which took place in the University District on July 1st.

“On Friday July 1, 2022 at approximately 2:40 a.m, a 20 year old female was walking to a residence in the area of Brock Street and University Avenue when she was attacked by a male suspect,” read a release by the Kingston Police. “The suspect proceeded to sexually assault the female before she was able to scream out causing the suspect to flee the area. Upon hearing the screams, two bystanders came to the aid of the female.”

According to police, the suspect is described as a tanned skin male with dark hair, approximately 30 years of age, 6 feet tall with an average size build. At the time of the attack the suspect was wearing grey cargo pants, a light coloured t-shirt and black boots.

Police believe that there are two witnesses are actively looking to speak with the two individuals who assisted the victim. Kingston Police are appealing to the public for their assistance.

Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Stephen Rines at (613)549-4660 ext, 6407 or via e-mail at srines@kpf.ca.

Furthermore, police are asking anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident or who reside in the area of the incident to review any video footage that may have been captured by a security or dashboard camera.

You can also provide tips anonymously by calling the general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to remain anonymous.

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