UPDATE: 21-year-old arrested in connection with random attack against Whitby woman

Whitby assault

UPDATE: Police have announced that a 21-year-old Whitby man has been arrested in connection to a violent sexual and physical assault two weeks ago.

Anthony Dorian Francis was arrested in Ottawa. He's now facing charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault and aggravated sexual assault.

ORIGINAL: We're expecting an update this morning on the assault against a 50-year-old jogger that left her with life-threatening injuries.

Durham Regional Police will be holding a news conference today. The Toronto Sun is reporting that an arrest will be announced.

On the morning of July 29, officers found the woman near a creek southeast of Taunton Road and Anderson Street. Police say she had multiple, serious injuries consistent with an assault.

Officers will begin speaking just before 10 a.m. this morning in Whitby.