A woman was allegedly sexually assaulted just after midnight last night in a rural area of Ramara Township.
According to a media release, Orillia OPP members were dispatched to the area of Monck Road and Kirkfield Road in Sebright at about 12:30 a.m. for reports of a sexual assault that had just occurred.
Orillia OPP officers, along with members of the Central Region canine and Central Region Emergency Response (ERT) units quickly began an investigation.
"Through the investigation, it was revealed that the victim was in the area of Monck Road and Kirkfield Road, just after midnight, when she was sexually assaulted," noted the media release.
The Orillia Crime Unit is continuing the investigation and is requesting that if anyone was in the area during the time of the incident and saw anything suspicious or has any information regarding this occurrence or any information that may assist investigators, to call 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
Orillia OPP Const. Martin Hill said the investigation is still in the early stages and said more information will be released when it's available.
The OPP is reminding the public to always use caution and 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.