Police are looking for Dardan Elbasani

Police ID South Surrey sexual assault suspect

Police looking for a 23-year-old man in connection with a June 16 sexual assault in South Surrey are warning citizens their suspect is a risk to public safety.

Police investigating a June 16 sex assault in South Surrey are warning the public their prime suspect has a history of violent attacks against women – and they don’t know where he is.

The assault occurred in Southmere Village Park, when a woman out for a walk was assaulted by a man who emerged from the bushes. The assailant fled after the woman screamed continually. Investigation has led to charges of sexual assault causing bodily harm against a 23-year-old man.

Police say Dardan Elbasani – who is also wanted on outstanding warrants in Surrey, White Rock and Langley – is considered a risk to public safety. He is described as a clean-shaven Caucasian with short, sandy-blond hair. He is 5’9″, with a lean build and partially finished tattoo on his right arm.

Anyone with information as to Elbasani’s whereabouts is asked to contact police at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Surrey North Delta Leader

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