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Police release video of brazen daylight sex assault in Aurora

Last Updated Aug 16, 2018 at 1:41 pm EDT

York Region police have released security video of a man appearing to sexually assault a woman while she mows her lawn.

Police say it happened Saturday around 3:30 p.m. near Bayview Avenue and Wellington Street East in Aurora.

The video shows a man sneak up behind a woman as she’s cutting her grass. The man pulls his shorts down and pulls the woman towards him.

Video still of a sex assault suspect in Aurora on Aug. 11, 2018. HANDOUT/York Regional Police
Video still of a sex assault suspect in Aurora on Aug. 11, 2018. HANDOUT/York Regional Police

The woman turns and pushes him away. They briefly exchange words before the man walks away.

He’s described as a white man with short, sandy-brown hair and a medium build. He was wearing a white T-shirt and black shorts.

If you know anything, contact police.