Kingston Police investigating sexual assault in University District

Kingston Police say they are investigating a sexual assault which occurred in the area of Brock Street and University Avenue.

“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,” Kingston Police said in a statement. “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.”

Kingston Police say the suspect is described as a tanned-skin male with dark hair, approximately 30 years of age, 6 feet tall and 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, according to police.

Police are also looking to speak with the two bystanders who assisted the victim, and police are appealing to the public for their assistance.

“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,” police said.

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 [email protected].

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

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