Reward offered for information into ‘indecent acts’ at McGill, U de M libraries

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A reward of up to $3,000 is being offered as the Montreal police seek information concerning a suspect believed to be behind three events involving sexual touching and indecent acts that occurred in libraries at McGill University and Université de Montréal.

In a statement to media this week, the Montreal police said the same man “may be linked to three events of indecent actions and sexual touching that occurred (last year) in the months of June, August and September.”

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They believe the suspect “carried out his sexual acts by targeting his victims in libraries. He approached them by asking for help finding books on the shelves. As soon as their backs were turned toward him, the suspect took the opportunity to rub his genitals on them and expose himself.”

The man is white and described as being in his 30s. He speaks French and English. He is approximately 1.75 m (5 feet 9 inches) tall, has short brown hair and might have blue eyes. He was seen wearing a cap, a blue backpack and black shoes, and was wearing a cycling outfit under his clothes.

Anyone with information related to the investigation should call 911 or their local police station. Information can also be provided anonymously and confidentially through Info-Crime Montréal at 514-393-1133 or via Rewards of up to $3,000 are being offered for information leading to an arrest or arrests.

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