SURREY (NEWS 1130) – A man has been arrested after a youth was groped at a Surrey park in the Newton area.
Mounties say the incident happened on Thursday just before 1 p.m. Two youths were at Pioneer Park when one of them was “groped from behind by an unknown man.”
UPDATE: 65-year-old man has been arrested following a sexual assault that happened Thurs. aft. at Pioneer Park in #SurreyBC. RCMP says he's been released from custody w/several conditions. He can't go to any Surrey schools or parks. Charges haven't been approved yet. @NEWS1130 https://t.co/TWlsj0TL9N
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The minor was not physically hurt and reported what happened to the RCMP.
A 65-year-old man was arrested for sexual assault. He will be released with several conditions, which includes staying away from Surrey schools and parks, according to RCMP.
Charges haven’t been laid while the investigation continues.
The RCMP is asking anyone with information to contact them at 604.599.0502. You can also reach out to Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.8477 or www.solvecrime.ca.