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Guelph police investigating reported indecent act on bike path

Guelph Police say the incident took place on a bike path near Edinburgh Road North and Willow Road.
Guelph Police say the incident took place on a bike path near Edinburgh Road North and Willow Road. Guelph Police

Guelph police are investigating after receiving reports of an indecent act that allegedly took place early Tuesday morning.

Police say a woman was walking along a bike path located in the Edinburgh Road North and Willow Road area of the city just before 5:55 a.m. when she crossed paths with a man walking with his bicycle.

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The man then reportedly exposed himself to the woman and attempted to initiate a conversation before the woman ran away and contacted police.

The suspect is being described as a white man of about 35 years old who stands five feet six inches tall and has a medium build.

He was seen wearing a dark sweater, a light-coloured undershirt and possibly a tuque, police say.

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Police say he could be seen riding a bicycle that appeared to be too small for him.

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Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Guelph police through Const. Meghan Hern at 519-824-1212 ext. 7138 or via email at mhern@guelphpolice.ca

An anonymous tip can be left with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.csgw.tips.

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