GATINEAU – A woman has been gripped, and then dragged into a bush before being sexually assaulted by a pure unknown, very early Monday morning, in Gatineau. The police request the assistance of the public to quickly find the perpetrator of this sordid assault.
The events occurred around 4: 30 in the morning, near the canadian Museum of history, not far from the Alexandra bridge, which links Gatineau to Ottawa.
According to authorities, the victim was walking alone and would have been “gripped and dragged into a bush and then be beaten and sexually assaulted by the suspect”.
The attacker was moving on foot and would have circulated at the same place as the victim, either on the crossing pedestrian bridge, Alexandra, early dawn”.
The suspect sought a man with black skin, or dark-skinned, aged between 20 and 30 years old, stature and thin, measuring approximately 1.73 meters (5 ft, 8 inch).
Any person who would have been present in this sector before, during, or after the events, and who would have noticed something suspicious is asked to contact investigators at the folder, at 819 246-INFO (4636).
Gatineau police reported that it had increased its oversight in this area located close to the city centre of Hull.
According to the authorities, it would be an “isolated event”, but the police calls on the population to be extra cautious.