A five-year-old girl was sexually assaulted while playing on the indoor play structure at the YMCA-YWCA in St. Vital, police say.
The alleged assault happened Tuesday afternoon while the girl was concealed by the play structure tubes. Police say the victim was touched inappropriately by a male youth who followed her onto the structure.
The girl reported the incident to her father, but the suspect had already left the area.
He is described as Caucasian, approximately 17-years-old, 5’10” tall, average build, short sandy-blonde hair, possible face stubble, wearing black shorts, black T-shirt with red colouring/letters.
Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-3296 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).