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.