OTTAWA - On October 22, 2013 at approx 2:00 p.m. a 27-year-old woman was walking on Bayview Road near the roundabout at Burnside Ave when she was attacked from behind by an unknown male. She was struck in the head with an object, which caused her to fall to the ground. The suspect was last seen walking south on Bayview Road.

She was transported by Ottawa Paramedic Service to a local hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

The male suspect is described as a light brown skin complexion, 30-40 years old, 5'6" (168cm), thin to medium build. He was wearing a black jacket - possibly leather, greenish baseball cap and black sneakers.

The victim thought she saw two women walking in the area at the time who may have seen the male suspect.

The Ottawa Police is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the male suspect.

Anyone with information that could assist in this investigation is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Central District Investigators at 613-236-1222, ext. 5166 or phone Crime Stoppers Phone Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477(TIPS) or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.