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Elderly woman sexually assaulted on trail near Erin Mills Parkway

Last Updated May 15, 2018 at 1:39 pm EDT

An elderly woman was allegedly assaulted on a trail between Erin Mills Parkway and Rainbow Crescent on May 15, 2018. CITYNEWS/Daniel Berry

Peel police are investigating after an 80-year-old woman was sexually assaulted while walking through a trail in Mississauga.

Investigators say the victim was walking through a trail between Erin Mills Parkway and Rainbow Crescent on Monday around 2 p.m. when an unknown suspect allegedly sexually assaulted the woman, while preforming an indecent act.

The suspect is described as white man between 25 and 30 years old. He is approximately 5 feet 8 inches with a medium build and short dark blonde hair. At the time of the reported assault, he was wearing long pants, a grey or green jacket, and a baseball cap, possibly grey in colour.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Peel police or Crime Stoppers.