Arrest made in Hazel Street sex assault
CTV Southwestern Ontario
Published Thursday, December 2, 2010 11:30AM EST
A 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an assault on Hazel Street in Waterloo on Nov. 30.
Waterloo Regional Police say he has been charged with sexual assault with a weapon and uttering threats.
Around midnight on Tuesday, Nov. 30, a 19-year-old Waterloo woman was reportedly walking on Hazel Street when she was approached from behind by an unknown male.
Police say she was threatened with a knife and forced into a backyard where she was sexually assaulted. She was treated in hospital and released.
The suspect is being held for a bail hearing on Dec. 2.
Waterloo Regional Police are thanking the public and the media for their assistance in the investigation.