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Recent sex assault of young girl connected to two others

One happened on Brybeck Cres. on July 6, the others happened in 2017 and 2013

Waterloo Regional Police have linked a recent sexual assault against a young girl to two others.

The most recent happened on Saturday, July 6 in the area of 16 Brybeck Crescent in Kitchener.

Police say a four-year-old girl was playing when she was approached by a man inside an apartment building and sexually assaulted.

At a news conference on Wednesday afternoon, investigators said DNA analysis completed at the Centre of Forensic Sciences, has linked the alleged incident to two others.

The evening of October 27, 2017, police say a six-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in an apartment building, located at 318 Patricia Avenue in Kitchener.

A four-year-old girl was also sexually assaulted inside an apartment building, located at 429 Barrie Place in Waterloo. That happened on October 20, 2013 between the hours of 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

"It is believed that there may be other victims who have not yet been identified. Police are encouraging anyone with information to come forward." said Waterloo Regional Police Inspector, Mark Crowell.

They can call 519-570-9777 ext. 8666 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The suspect is described as a white male, around 5 foot 10 with a medium build.

Investigators are urging the man responsible for the assaults to come forward by calling police or reporting to any police division.

Crowell said in the days to come police will canvass a number of neighbourhoods throughout the region to share information about the investigation and the suspect. "We believe that someone out there knows the person responsible for these sexual assaults. We hope that people will come forward to provide whatever information they may have to assist our investigators." 

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