ABBOTSFORD (NEWS 1130) — Abbotsford Police are trying to identify a suspect in a sexual assault of a 17-year-old on a bus.
According to investigators, the incident happened in Central Abbotsford on Oct. 3 around 6:40 p.m.
“The suspect approached the 17-year-old victim as she was waiting at the Bourquin Crescent Bus Exchange,” reads a release from Abbotsford Police. “The man followed the victim onto bus #9, where he began making unwanted sexual advances and engaged in unwanted touching. The suspect got off the bus after a few stops.”
Do you recognize this man?
On Oct 3 at 6:40 pm at the Bourquin Cres bus exchange, this South Asian man between 60-70 yrs, approached a 17 yr old vic making unwanted sexual comments & unwanted sexual touching. Have info? Call 604-859-5225
— Abbotsford Police Department (@AbbyPoliceDept) October 14, 2020
Investigators released surveillance video of the man.
The suspect is described as a South Asian man between 60 and 70 years old with a white beard. He was wearing a blue surgical mask, light blue turban, dark shoes, and light-coloured, thin-cloth shirt and pants.
Police say if you see something inappropriate or illegal happening, tell your bus driver or call 9-1-1.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Abbotsford Police investigators at 604-859-5225, file 2020-39643.