A 26-year-old man is facing a number of charges in relation to sexual assaults in the area of Conroy Road at Hunt Club Road.
Ottawa police say multiple incidents happened between October 2 and October 4.
A man had been approaching women, ranging in age from 18 to 60+, sexually touching them and using language of a sexual nature. None of the victims knew the suspect.
Investigators arrested and charged Barkley Hilaire, 26, of Ottawa, on Saturday, October 5. He is facing the following charges:
- Sexual Assault (four counts)
- Mischief (five counts)
- Criminal Harassment (five counts)
- Breach of Probation (five counts)
Hilaire appeared in court Sunday.
Investigators are concerned that there could be other victims that have not reported similar incidents.
Anyone who may have been a victim or a witness to these incidents is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service East Criminal Investigations at 613 236-1222 ext. 3566. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.