Members of the York Regional Police Special Victims Unit – Sexual Assault Section have charged a 46-year-old man following a sexual assault in the Town of Richmond Hill.
On Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at approximately 8:20 a.m., a 15-year-old female was walking to school on a path in the area of Kersey Crescent and Harding Boulevard. The victim was approached by an unknown male suspect who attempted to knock her to the ground and lifted her dress. The victim fought with the attacker and the suspect fled the scene on foot.
Investigators believe that the accused may be responsible for other similar incidents. This investigation is ongoing and police are asking any additional victims to come forward.
On Friday October 10, 2014, the suspect was arrested without incident.
– Humberto Dapena Huerta, 46, of the Town of Richmond Hill
– Sexual Assault
– Sexual Interference Person <16 years
– Criminal Harassment
Mr. Dapena Huerta is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court Justice in the Town of Newmarket on November 6, 2014.