While responding to an assault call for service in the area of Page Street and Queenston Street in St. Catharines on Dec. 15, preliminary investigation by 1 District uniform patrol officers at approximately 10:26 a.m. revealed that a female victim had been assaulted by an unknown male suspect resulting in minor injuries not requiring medical attention. During this interaction, the victim had personal property stolen, as well.
This investigation is being continued by members of the St. Catharines Detective Office. Video surveillance has identified the perpetrator as having the following description: male/black, approximately 20 years of age, black baseball cap (with yellow logo), red sweater (black sleeves), grey jogging pants and white shoes. The identity of this suspect remains unknown, however, this incident was not a random act of violence.
Investigators are appealing to the public for assistance with identifying this suspect. Please see the attached suspect photographs. Any information can be forwarded to Detective Jordan Atkinson at 905-688-4111, Option #3, Badge # 9451. Alternatively, anonymous information can be provided to Crime Stoppers.