OTTAWA -  On March 14, 2014, the Ottawa Police Service, Sexual Assault & Child Abuse Section, charged an Ottawa man following a sexual assault investigation.

On March 14, 2014 at approximately 2:00 a.m. a woman was walking in the 300 block of Wilbrod Street when a man approached her from behind and sexually assaulted her. The woman screamed for help drawing attention to the assailant. Two men in a vehicle stopped, chased the suspect and held him for police.

John Nathan NICOL, 27 years old, of Ottawa has been charged with Sexual Assault. He is scheduled to appear in court today.

The Ottawa Police investigation continues.

Anyone with information about this incident or other incidents is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault/Child Abuse Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5944 or phone Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS) or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.