Police Report Indecent Acts In Old Barrhaven

The Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations Unit is advising local residents of two indecent act incidents in Barrhaven this past month.

On Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at approximately 5 p.m., an eleven-year-old girl was walking on a pathway in the 100 block of Sherway Drive when she observed a naked teenage white male in the nearby bushes.

The young girl did not believe she was seen by the male and returned home without incident.

On Friday, May 19, 2023, at approximately 5:45 p.m., a teenage female was walking on a pathway in the 100 block of Malvern Drive when a man exposed his genitals to her. The man is described as white, 40 – 50 years of age, and approximately 6’0” ft (183 cm) tall.

The female left the area without further incident.

The West Criminal Investigations Unit is asking the public to be vigilant and call 911 if you witness similar incidents.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact the Ottawa Police West Criminal Investigations Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 2666.

For non-emergencies, residents can call 613-236-1222, ext. 7300 or file a report online.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.