Man arrested after teen sexually assaulted at Lindsay Square mall

16-year-old girl was shopping in store when man grabbed her

Lindsay Square Mall

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a reported sexual assault at the Lindsay Square mall.

On Tuesday (April 3th), a 16-year-old female was shopping at a store in mall when she was approached by a stranger who grabbed her in a sexual manner.

After the victim pushed her assailant away, he exited the store. A Kawartha Lakes Police Service investigation into the reported assault resulted in a suspect being identified.

Later in the day, police received information on the suspect’s whereabouts and, shortly before 8 p.m., arrested the suspect without incident at a Wellington Street residence.

The accused man is charged with one count of sexual assault, breach of a recognizance, and breach of a probation order. He will appear in a Lindsay court this afternoon (April 4th) for a bail hearing.

Kawartha Lakes Police Service have not released the name of the accused man.