Assistance Needed in Sex Offence Investigation

Posted On Saturday June 01, 2024

Region of Peel – Investigators from the Peel Regional Police 12 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau are seeking public assistance to identify a suspect, who is believed to be responsible for three sexual offences on Applewood Trail in Mississauga.

On Friday, May 31, 2024, at approximately 3:20 p.m., a female victim was approached from behind by the suspect while walking on Applewood Trail in Mississauga. The suspect allegedly sexually assaulted the victim, before he fled on foot. There were no physical injuries reported. The suspect and the victim are not known to each other.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5”8’-5”9’, 20-30 years old, thin build, with slicked black hair and a grey backpack.

The suspect is believed to be responsible for two other sexual assaults that occurred in 2023 on the same trail.

The suspect is wanted for the following offence: 

  • Sexual Assault X3

Police believe that there may be more victims and individuals in the area are reminded to remain vigilant at all times.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact 12 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau  905-453–2121, extension 1233.  Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by visiting PeelCrimeStoppers.ca.

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Inc: PR240178495
N/R: 24-148

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