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Stranger spat on woman in downtown Guelph: police

Guelph police say a woman was spat on. Matt Carty / Global Guelph

Guelph police say an assault investigation is underway after someone reportedly spat on a woman in the city’s downtown core on Sunday evening.

The random attack was reported to police in the area of Gordon and Nottingham streets just before 5 p.m.

Police said the woman was walking when another woman approached and spit on her. The suspect then pushed the woman and was last seen running southbound on Gordon Street.

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Police said officers checked the area but did not locate anyone.

The suspect is described as white, in her twenties with a heavy build, brown hair and multiple tattoos. She was wearing a pink hat, a pink tank top and shorts.

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Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-824-1212 ext. 7296.

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