October 30, 2017 9:13 am

Police investigating sexual assault of 6-year-old girl in Kitchener

Waterloo Regional Police are investigating the sexual assault of a six-year-old girl in a Kitchener apartment building.

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Waterloo Regional Police are investigating the sexual assault of a six-year-old girl in Kitchener, Ont.

Investigators said it happened around 7 p.m. Friday in the stairwell of an apartment building at 318 Patricia Ave.

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The young girl was taken to hospital and treated for minor injuries from the alleged sexual assault.

Police have described the suspect as a male, white, tall with a slender build and light brown hair. He was wearing grey pants, short-sleeved shirt with green/grey stripes and grey shoes.

Police said he is known to frequent the building.

Major Crime detectives have taken over the investigation and are conducting a canvass of the area.

Anyone with information is requested to contact investigators 519-590-9777 ext. 8345 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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