One arrested in alleged sexual assault on public trail

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Huron County OPP are investigating an alleged sexual assault on a public trail in Exter. Police say the assault took place around 6:30 Saturday, on the trail between MacNaughton Park in Exeter and the Morrison Dam Conservation Area.

A woman told police that she was walking on the trail when she was attacked by a stranger from behind and sexually assaulted. The alleged attacker fled the scene on a bicycle heading into Exeter.

OPP arrested a male suspect shortly afterwards.

Police have arrested and charged 19-year-old Mitchell Webster of Exeter.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 524-8314. Anonymous tips can be called into Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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