Kitchener-Waterloo

Police to canvass Kitchener neighbourhood after girl, 4, sexually assaulted

There will be a heavy police presence Tuesday in a Kitchener neighbourhood as police investigate the sexual assault of a four-year-old girl over the weekend.

Police to canvass the Brybeck Crescent neighbourhood Tuesday

Police have released still images, taken from surveillance video cameras, of a person officers want to speak to after a four-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in the common area of a Kitchener apartment building on July 6. (Waterloo Regional Police Service)

Waterloo regional police have released a video of a person they want to speak with after a four-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in the common area of an apartment building in Kitchener Saturday.

Police say they're looking to identify the man in the video "to determine if he is related to the incident and/or can provide further information."

The girl was playing in the common area of an apartment building on Brybeck Crescent around 8 p.m Saturday when police said she was approached by a man and sexually assaulted, police say.

She was taken to hospital and has since been released.

The suspect is described as a white male, between five feet, 10 inches and six feet tall, with a medium build. 

He was wearing a white baseball hat and grey striped T-shirt. 

A command post will be set up in the neighbourhood on Tuesday and officers were canvassing the area to talk to neighbours.

Waterloo Regional Police are asking anyone with information to call 519-570-9777 ext. 8666 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.