Person of interest sought in Essex assault

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Ontario Provincial Police are looking for a suspect connected to an assault in Essex Centre.

Police say it happened Thursday morning between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. at a home on Medora Street East near Talbot Street North.

There are few details, but investigators are looking for a person of interest.

The person is described as a male about 5’3″ in height, with an average build. He had light-coloured hair, was clean-shaven, and was wearing a red one-piece outfit.

Anyone with information or with security camera footage to share is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Anonymous tips may be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).