Newmarket Sexual Assaults Believed To Be Linked

Police Looking For Hooded Suspect After Five Women Assaulted

York Regional Police are investigating five sexual assaults they believe are linked. Police say since mid-August, five women have been assaulted in the area of Newmarket’s Upper Canada Mall. The first three and the fifth victims reported a young man grabbed their buttocks. The fourth suspect says a man pushed her to the ground and tried to remove her clothes before the assault was interrupted by a passerby. Police say their suspect is in his early 20’s with a thin build, wearing a hoodie. Give York Regional Police a call if you’ve got any information.