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Police search for suspect in two alleged assaults on LRT trains

WRPS released images of an individual believed to be involved in the incidents. (Submitted/WRPS) WRPS released images of an individual believed to be involved in the incidents. (Submitted/WRPS)
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Waterloo regional police are looking for the public’s assistance in two ongoing investigations in Kitchener involving alleged assaults on LRT ION trains.

The first incident happened around 2:15 p.m. on February 28 when a victim was riding the LRT train near Fairview Park Mall, according to police. Police said they were sexually assaulted by a male suspect.

On May 22 at 9:30 p.m., another victim was riding the LRT train in the same area when they were allegedly assaulted by a male suspect.

Police are looking to speak to any victims or witnesses in connection to the incidents and included two photos of a person they believe may have been involved.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Special Victims Unit at 519-577-9777, extension 8665.

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