Suspect sought after report of sexual assault in Barrie
The Canadian Press
Published Saturday, November 24, 2012 1:23PM EST
BARRIE, Ont. -- Police in Barrie, Ont., are looking for a suspect after a woman reported being dragged into a wooded area and sexually assaulted late Friday night.
Police say it happened around 11:45 p.m. while the 32-year-old woman was walking in the city's south end (on Bayview Avenue near Brooks Street).
They say three men were walking ahead of the woman when one of them slowed down to talk to her.
Police say the man then grabbed her by the arm and pulled her into a wooded area where he sexually assaulted her.
The woman was eventually able to break free.
Investigators describe the suspect as in his 30s with brown or blonde hair and wearing a white sweatshirt with a black and grey plaid pattern.