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7/28/2018 - Sexual Assault Investigation UPDATED 7/28/18 @ 8am

Press Release

Updated:  8:00 am., Saturday, July 28, 2018

 Sexual Assault Investigation UPDATED DESCRIPTION

Summary of Incident: The Canton Police Department is continuing its investigation of a sexual assault that occurred Tuesday, July 24, 2018, between 11: 00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. off the bike trail between Canton Springs Road and Atwater Road. The Canton Police Department has  spoken with the victim and is updating the suspect description as follows. 

We are looking for any witnesses who may have seen a white male with short brown hair, unshaven face, between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall, slender to medium athletic build, wearing a grey shirt and/or black hoodie and black basketball-type shorts. In addition this male may have been wearing sunglasses and had a small, white dog with him. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Canton Police Department at 860-693-0221. The Canton Police reminds everyone to be vigilant and to take the necessary safety precautions when on the trail or other areas in the woods.

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Sgt. Derek Messier