Suspect sought in Delhi sexual assault

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Norfolk County OPP are looking for a suspect after two girls reported being sexually assaulted near a swimming pond in Delhi on Thursday.

According to police, the victims were sitting by the pond near William Street around 7 p.m. on May 27 when three adults approached.

Two of the adults went swimming, while a third man started talking with the girls. Police said that he then sexually assaulted them.

The suspect is described as Black, approximately 30 years old, wearing a black hat, white tank top and grey pants, and carrying a blue bag.

“Investigators would like to speak to the other two witnesses that were swimming at the time this incident happened,” said acting Sgt. Ed Sanchuk.

The potential witnesses are a white woman, 30 to 40 years old, with bright red hair down to her shoulders and wearing an orange dress, and a white man thought to be around the same age, heavier set, with a receding hairline and a long strawberry blond beard.

The man was wearing a white T-shirt, navy hoodie and swim shorts.

“Anyone with information is being urged to contact the Norfolk County OPP Crime Unit at 1-888-310-1122,” Sanchuk said.

J.P. Antonacci, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Hamilton Spectator

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