Police search man accused of ‘predatory’ assault at Vancouver SkyTrain station – BC | Globalnews.ca

Police seek man accused of ‘predatory’ attack at Vancouver SkyTrain station - BC | Globalnews.ca

2021-12-02 03:47:07

Transit police wish to establish a person accused of grabbing and sexually assaulting a girl at an East Vancouver SkyTrain station.

Metro Vancouver Transit Police say the incident occurred simply after midnight Saturday morning on the twenty ninth Avenue station.

In line with the police, the person approached the sufferer on the platform stairs, the place he requested her for the time.

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The person then repeatedly blocked her path a number of instances whereas making an attempt to interact her in dialog, then wrapped his arms round her, groped her and compelled her to the bottom, in line with police.

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The girl was in a position to combat her attacker off. Throughout the scuffle, the suspect tried to seize her cellphone, however she was in a position to retrieve it, police stated.

“A predatory assault like that is very regarding,” transit police spokesperson Const. Mike Yake stated in a media launch.

“We’re utilizing each means obtainable, together with the media, to establish this suspect rapidly. The general public has helped us resolve crimes previously, and we’re assured that would be the case right here as nicely.”

Metro Vancouver Transit Police

Metro Vancouver Transit Police.

Metro Vancouver Transit Police

The suspect is described as being in his early 20s, about five-foot-nine with a medium construct and olive-skinned. He had short-to-medium-length black hair with a pink tint, and was sporting a black jacket with giant white lettering down the again, black pants, black footwear and black nail polish.

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Anybody with info is requested to contact Metro Vancouver Transit Police at 604.516.7419.

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