Student assaulted while walking to school in Dorchester

OPP West Region Headquarters file photo by Miranda Chant, Blackburn News.

Investigators with the Middlesex OPP are looking for a suspect after they say a young person was assaulted while they were heading to school in Dorchester.

According to police, at around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, a student, whose age was not provided, was walking past the Dorchester Union Cemetery onĀ 2251 Dorchester Road when they were attacked by an unknown person.

The extent of the victim’s injuries was not specified by police.

Officers say the suspect is described at a White male, around 50-60 years approximately 5’9″ with short grey hair. The man is said to have been wearing an orange shirt/vest, with khaki pants.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Middlesex OPP detachment at 1-888-310-1122.