The Kingston Police are actively investigating a sexual assault which occurred in the area of Brock Street and University Avenue.

On Friday July 1, 2022 at approximately 2:40 a.m, a 20 year old female was walking to a residence in the area of Brock Street and University Avenue when she was attacked by a male suspect. The suspect proceeded to sexually assault the female before she was able to scream out causing the suspect to flee the area. Upon hearing the screams, two bystanders came to the aid of the female.

The suspect is described as a tanned skin male with dark hair, approximately 30 years of age, 6 feet tall with an average size build. At the time of the attack the suspect was wearing grey cargo pants, a light coloured t-shirt and black boots.

 Police are looking to speak with the two bystanders who assisted the victim, as well police are appealing to the public for their assistance. Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Stephen Rines at (613)549-4660 ext, 6407 or via e-mail at srines@kpf.ca.

Furthermore, police are asking anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident or who reside in the area of the incident to review any video footage that may have been captured by a security or dashboard camera.

You can also provide tips anonymously by calling our general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to remain anonymous.