Victoria police are asking for people's help identifying the suspect of a sexual assault that occurred early Oct. 29. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD searching for suspect in sexual assault incident

A woman was sexually assaulted at the 800-block of Cormorant Street just before 4 a.m. Oct. 29

Victoria police are asking for witnesses and information after a woman was sexually assaulted near the 800-block of Cormorant Street Oct. 29.

Police were called to the area at 3:43 a.m. where the woman reported she had been sexually assaulted and was eventually able to fight off the unknown man. She last saw him riding away on a grey mountain bike, southbound on Blanshard Street from Cormorant Street.

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The suspect is described as an adult-aged South Asian or Black man, standing approximately 6’2”, with a slim build, dark hair and a dark, scruffy beard. He was wearing a dark hooded sweater with the hood up and a mask over his face.

The woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are asking that anyone with information contact them at 250-995-7654, extension 1, or anonymously through Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


 

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