NRPS investigating sexual assault in Niagara Falls

Niagara police are investigating after a 42-year-old reported she had been the victim of a sexual assault.

It happened July 7 in the area of Gladstone Avenue and Spring Street around 10:30 p.m.

Police say the woman had an interaction with an unknown man.

As she attempted to walk away, the man sexually assaulted her and then fled.

The man is described as black, 24-25 years old, 5'10" to 6' feet tall with a skinny build and short curly hair.

He was wearing a white t-shirt and shorts.

Detectives are asking that anyone who has information about this matter or the identity of the man to contact them at 905-688-4111 ext. 9399.