June 24, 2019 3:04 pm
Updated: June 24, 2019 11:50 pm

Teen girl allegedly sexually assaulted while walking on trail in Aurora: police

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York police say they are searching for a man after a teenage girl was allegedly sexually assaulted in Aurora on Monday.

Police said officers received a call about an assault in the area of John West Way, north of Wellington Road sometime after noon.

Investigators initially said the girl was assaulted by a man who struck her with an unknown object on the trails to the west.

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On Monday evening, police added the girl was also allegedly sexually assaulted and the suspect may have been armed with a handgun.

The girl was transported to hospital, but the extent of her injuries is unknown.

Police have described the suspect as a man in his 20s who was wearing a black shirt, black pants and a red baseball hat.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators.

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