July 16, 2019 10:19 am

Cobourg police release images of suspect in sexual assault investigation

Cobourg police have released this image of a suspect in an ongoing sexual assault investigation.

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Cobourg police have released images of a suspect in an ongoing sexual assault investigation.

On Tuesday, police released images stemming from a June 10 incident in which a woman reported she was confronted by an unknown man and sexually assaulted.

The alleged incident occurred around 3:45 a.m. in the area of George and Buck streets.

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The suspect fled the area when the victim screamed, police said.

Cobourg police are looking to identify this man in a sexual assault investigation.

Cobourg Police Service

The suspect is described as a tall, 35- to 40-year-old Caucasian man with a slim build, red hair and a goatee. At the time of the alleged incident, he was wearing black underwear, socks and sandals and spoke with an English accent, according to police.

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Police are asking area residents to check their security cameras in the event that the alleged assault and/or suspect may have been captured on video.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cobourg Police Service at 1-905-372-6821 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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