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Orillia OPP investigating reported assault on local trail

The identity of the deceased is being withheld while police continue to investigate. Global News file

Orillia OPP say they’re investigating a reported assault that took place on a local trail Saturday night.

At about 10:15 p.m., police say the victim was walking on the trail south of Cedar Island Road when she was approached by a man who came into contact with her, causing her to fall.

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According to officers, the victim sustained minor injuries and began to yell before the man fled on foot.

The man is described to have been wearing a puffy blue jacket and “hipster” style glasses, police say.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Orillia OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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