On December 26th, 2022, at 8:12pm Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 2 District (Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake) responded to the arcade inside the Skylon Tower, located at 5200 Robinson Street, in the City of Niagara Falls for a sexual assault that just occurred.
Initial investigation has revealed an adult female was exiting the bathroom at approximately 7:50pm when she was approached by an unknown male from behind. Subsequently, an interaction constituting sexual assault took place. The victim sustained minor physical injuries and was assessed at the scene by Niagara Emergency Medical Service (NEMS) paramedics before being transported to a local hospital for treatment. The victim has since been released from hospital and continues to recover at home.
Detectives assigned to the NRPS Sexual Assault Unit have assumed carriage of the investigation and are appealing to members of the public for assistance identifying the suspect, described as follows:
– 20-30 years
– Clean shaven
– Wearing a black baseball hat
– Wearing a black winter jacket
– Wearing a green hoody (hood up)
– Wearing black pants
The victim and suspect were not known to one and another.
Anyone who may have information in relation to this incident is encouraged to contact the lead detective at 905-688-4111, option #3, extension #1009311.
Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information that leads to an arrest.