South Simcoe Police are investigating an assault that happened outside a school in the Town Of West Gwillimbury.
On Wednesday around 3:15pm, a 15 year old female was standing outside the school on Professor Day Drive when she was approached from behind by a male.
The suspect wrapped both arms around her. While the victim yelled for help, the suspect put his hand over her mouth.
A bystander said she was going to call police, at which point the suspect released the victim and fled on foot toward Blue Dasher Boulevard.
The suspect is described as:
- Male White
- 5’10”, Thin Build
- In his 50’s or 60’s
- Bloodshot eyes
- White hair. Full white beard
- Wearing glasses
- White and black striped toque
- Black hooded sweater
- Blue Jeans
- Black Shoes
South Simcoe Police are appealing for the bystander who intervened in this occurrence or any witnesses to call the Criminal Investigations Bureau at (905) 775-3311 extension or Crime Stoppers.