Assistance Sought to Identify Suspect in Stranger Sex Assault Incident

Written by Ragini Joshi

Published on : January 26, 2021 5:53




Region of Peel – Investigators from the Special Victim’s Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl that took place in the City of Mississauga.

On Thursday, January 21, 2021, at approximately 5:30 p.m., a 12-year-old girl and her younger sibling were in the park area located near the apartment buildings located at Bodmin Drive and Truscott Drive in the City of Mississauga.

For a brief period, the suspect was sitting on the opposite end of a park bench near the 12-year-old girl before he sexually assaulted her. The suspect fled the park area on foot towards a plaza located in the same area. The victim did not sustain any physical injuries as a result of the assault.

The suspect is described as male, white, average height, stocky build, uncut brown hair that is long on top, brown eyes, no facial hair, with thick eyebrows. He was wearing a black hooded sweater with a pocket in front, brown track pants, black Covid-style mask and black running shoes.

Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to contact the Special Victims Unit at 905-453-2121 ext. 3460. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca

For media inquiries, please contact the on-duty Public and Media Relations Officer at 905-453-2121, ext. 4027.