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Ottawa bus incident sparks sexual assault charge

A 30-year-old man from the Kitchener-Waterloo area was charged with sexual assault after a woman reported she was sexually touched while on a commercial bus in the Ottawa area.

Kitchener-Waterloo man, 30, accused of sexually touching woman sitting next to him

Ottawa police have charged a 30-year-old man from the Kitchener-Waterloo area with sexual assault after an incident on a commercial bus.

Police say a woman reported she was sexually touched while on the bus at about 5 a.m. Friday. She said the man was sitting next to her when he touched her and she reported the incident to police once she arrived home.

Police said they responded to the Ottawa bus station and arrested the man. He was then charged with one count of sexual assault.

The man is scheduled to appear in an Ottawa court on Saturday.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Ottawa police at 613-236-1222, ext. 5944 or Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477.