(ORILLIA, ON) – On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) commenced an investigation into a reported sexual assault. The suspect attended the victim’s home requesting to inspect her furnace. The victim let the male suspect into her house.

The investigation is continuing. However, the OPP would like to remind the public to always use caution when people are coming to the door soliciting. If you have unknown persons attending your home, always ask for and verify their identification. It would be safer not to allow people into your home unless you arranged the appointment yourself.

The Orillia OPP is releasing the following description of the suspect in this investigation:

  • Male
  • Light brown skin, dark brown hair, brown eyes
  • 5’7″ – 5’9″ tall
  • Thin build
  • Clean shaven

The OPP reminds all members of the public to be aware of their personal safety at all times. The OPP’s website, www.opp.ca, contains a number of useful resources tips and links

The Orillia OPP Crime Unit continues to investigate this crime. Anyone having information regarding this occurrence is encouraged to contact the Orillia OPP at 705-326-3536 or 1-888-310-1122.

Members of the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities. Officers value your contribution to building safe communities. If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or visit Crime Stoppers at: www.crimestopperssdm.com or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).