Police looking for suspect in sexual assault

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AMHERST – The Amherst Police Department is seeking the public’s help in solving a case of sexual assault over the weekend.

At around 3:15 a.m., Sunday, a 23-year-old female was walking in the area of South Albion Street and Abbott Street when she was grabbed from behind.

The male who grabbed her touched the victim inappropriately and then ran off. 

She was not injured during the incident.

The suspect is described as having a heavy build, not very tall, with dark hair. He was wearing a dark-coloured jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Amherst Police Detachment at 667-7227, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Organizations: Amherst Police Department, Amherst Police Detachment, Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: South Albion Street, Abbott Street

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