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Surrey RCMP seek help identifying sexual assault suspect

Last Updated Oct 1, 2020 at 4:47 pm PDT

(Courtesy Surrey RCMP)
Summary

Surrey RCMP are asking for help identifying a man who 'groped' a woman at a bus stop in July

A photo and a composite sketch have been released because 'other avenues of investigation have been unsuccessful'

SURREY (NEWS 1130) — Mounties in Surrey are asking for help identifying a man who sexually assaulted a woman at a bus stop in Newton this summer.

According to Surrey RCMP, a woman was “groped” while sitting at a bus stop at 144 Street and 78 Avenue on the morning of July 14.

“When the woman confronted the man, he fled on a bicycle. The woman was physically uninjured and reported the incident to police,” reads a release.

Police say they are releasing a photo and a composite because “other avenues of investigation have been unsuccessful.”

The man is described as South Asian, approximately 25-years-old, with a round face, no facial hair, and wearing black jeans, a black wind breaker, navy blue socks and a black helmet.

Anyone with information is urged to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.