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Woman assaulted on Collingwood trail this afternoon

The female, who was not physically injured in the incident, was able to make her way to safety and called police
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NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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Officers from the Collingwood and The Blue Mountains detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are asking for the public's assistance in regards to an assault investigation in Collingwood. 

The assault took place shortly after 1 p.m. today on the walking trail in the area of the Awen' Gathering Place just north of the intersection of First St. and Cedar St. The female victim was walking on the trail when she was assaulted by a male described as wearing a black-coloured long trench coat, dark-coloured long beard and a grey-coloured toque. 

The female, who was not physically injured in the incident, was able to make her way to safety and called police. The OPP Canine Unit and members of the Emergency Response Unit (ERT) attended to assist front line members in the search, however the male was not located. 

If you have any information on this case or any other crime, you are asked to contact Collingwood/The Blue Mountains OPP at (705) 445-4321 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can submit your information online at www.p3tips.com or if you have any information on this crime or any other crime.  

Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000. You can follow Crime Stoppers of Simcoe Dufferin Muskoka or Grey-Bruce on Twitter or Facebook.    

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