05/10/2012 09:50 EDT | Updated 07/10/2012 05:12 EDT

Gavin Sean Griffiths, Ottawa Pants-Pulling Suspect, Arrested

OTTAWA - A 25-year-old man is facing charges of sexual assault and mischief in a pants-pulling incident in Ottawa.

A woman reported a man approached her from behind and pulled down her pants.

Police say Gavin Sean Griffiths was arrested and charged on Wednesday in relation to the April 16 incident.

Police say there was a series of incidents that occurred between April 14 and May 7 in which a man approached women from behind and pulled their pants down.

Staff Sgt. John McGetrick says the case is still developing.