York Regional Police have released a new video in the hopes of finding the suspect wanted in connection with a series of sexual assaults in the Town of Newmarket.
Police will be canvassing the area of Matthew Boyd Crescent and Dean Burton Lane today at 6 p.m. and a large police presence in the area can be expected.
It’s alleged on Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at 5:50 p.m., a 19-year-old woman was walking down a pathway along the north fence of the Upper Canada Mall Parking lot. She walked past a man on the trail near Gail Parks Crescent who turned around, ran up behind her and grabbed her buttocks. The suspect fled on foot eastbound down the path and jumped over the fence into the Upper Canada Mall parking lot.
On Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at 7:30 a.m., a 34-year-old female victim was walking on a sidewalk in the Upper Canada Mall parking lot from Matthew Boyd Crescent. The victim stopped to send a text message and was approached by a man from behind who grabbed her buttocks.
On Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at 2:30 p.m., a 17-year-old victim was walking north from Upper Canada Mall and walked into the subdivision on Gail Park Crescent. She was approached by a male wearing a hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled over his face. The suspect grabbed the victim’s buttocks and then ran away towards the residential area.
On Friday, September 25, 2015, at 9:25 a.m., York Regional Police responded to a report that a male suspect approached an 18-year-old female victim walking Aspenwood Drive. He pushed her to the ground and attempted to remove her clothing. The assault was interrupted by a passerby and the suspect ran away.
He is described as a white man between 20 to 25 years old. He is about 5’5”, and weighs between 125 to 130 lbs. with a thin build. He was usually seen wearing a hoodie with the hood up
Anyone with information is asked to call the York Regional Police Special Victims Unit or crimestoppers.
Police are now releasing new video of the suspect taken from the first and third incidents. The video can be viewed below.