Police release sketch of suspect wanted in sexual assault on teen girl

FERGUS – Police have released a sketch of a suspect wanted in a sexual assault here last month.

Wellington County OPP officials say that on April 24 at about 9pm, a teenaged girl was sexually assaulted by a man riding a black bicycle on the Elora-Cataract Trailway east of Gartshore Street and just west of the 1st Line in Fergus.

“The suspect fled the scene on his bike and was last observed riding … towards Fergus,” police stated in a press release.

The OPP describes the suspect as Caucasian, about 5’10” tall and weighing 150 pounds, with sparse facial hair on his upper lip and chin, and a round face with thin lips.

He was wearing black reading glasses, a black baggy hooded sweater, black pants, and a black “beanie” hat, police stated.

Police are asking anyone with any information to contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at www.csgw.tips. Tip providers may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.