Girls molested: It’s not as safe as we would like to believe it is out there; keep your eyes on them – they are vulnerable.

September 13, 2013

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON.  Wednesday, shortly after 5:00 p.m., two young girls were shopping at the Burlington Mall when they were inappropriately touched by the same man.

Neither girl realized the other had been touched until they were proceeding to the register and had a discussion.   The girls, aged 8 and 10, were at the Dollarama store when they were approached by a man who engaged them in conversation about toys. 

The girls moved to another aisle, followed by the man, and while looking at hair products both girls were inappropriately touched by the man. 

 The girls moved further down the aisle and were again touched by the man who had followed. 

 Neither girl realized the other had been touched until they were proceeding to the register and had a discussion.  

 The man is described as:  white, early 30’s, 5’7″, reddish-brown short hair with a goatee.  He wore knee-length shorts, a light coloured t-shirt and a backpack.

 Detectives from the Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit are continuing their investigation into this incident and are asking anyone with information to contact them at 905 465-8970, Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-TIPS(8477), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting ‘Tip201’ with your message to 274637(crimes).

 

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