Police looking for man who tried to force his way into Surrey home

Whalley girl, 15, struggled with him at her door, screamed, and he took off in an older black car

Composite drawing of suspect

SURREY — Police are looking for a man who tried to force his way into a Whalley home on Friday afternoon and have released a composite sketch of his likeness.

A 15-year-old Whalley girl nearly fell victim to a “home invasion” on Friday afternoon after the man tried to force his way into her home in the 13300-block of Sutton Place. They struggled at the doorway and he took off in an older black car, possibly a Honda Civic, after she screamed for help. Surrey RCMP Cpl. Scotty Schumann said she wasn’t injured “but obviously emotionally distraught.”

“We do not believe this to be a random act and as a result have taken steps to ensure the victim’s safety out of an abundance of caution,” Schumann said.

The man is South Asian, 25 to 30 years old, about five feet eight inches tall and medium built with unkempt black hair. He was wearing a long-sleeved black jacket, blue jeans and sandals.

Meantime, police have yet to arrest suspects after a 36-year-old woman was robbed in her home, again in broad daylight, on Nov. 2nd after as many as seven people wearing masks barged in through her front door, in the 12600-block of 91st Avenue, and ransacked the place.

Police ask anyone with information about these crimes to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.


Just Posted

Crashes pile up as snow blankets Surrey

Up to 10 centimetres of snow is in the forecast

How much does your city spend per person on snow removal?

Black Press Media compares 2018 ice and snow removal budgets of various Lower Mainland communities

B.C. BUDGET: Surplus $374 million after bailouts of BC Hydro, ICBC

Growth projected stronger in 2020, Finance Minister Carole James says

Surrey pastor in concert with songs from her new ‘Psalms for a Peaceful Heart’ CD

‘Incredible’ church sanctuary in Whalley a stage for Lori-Anne Boutin-Crawford’s music

Plan to redevelop former Surrey motel site too dense, says Coun. Pettigrew

Pettigrew: ‘We need to build liveable community with green spaces… not massive zones that are densified’

VIDEO: 8 things you need to know about the 2019 B.C. budget

Surplus of $247 million with spending on children, affordability and infrastructure

Ex-Langley spiritual leader cleared of stock trading allegations

Investors allegedly lost $740,000 investing through a local religious organization.

‘Bullet missed me by an inch’: Man recounts friend’s killing at Kamloops hotel

Penticton man witnessed Summerland resident Rex Gill’s murder in Kamloops

B.C. BUDGET: Income assistance raise still leaves many below poverty line

$50 per month increase included in funding for poverty and homelessness reduction

B.C. BUDGET: Indigenous communities promised billions from gambling

Extended family caregiver pay up 75 per cent to keep kids with relatives

B.C. BUDGET: New benefit increases family tax credits up to 96 per cent

BC Child Opportunity Benefit part of province’s efforts to reduce child poverty

B.C. BUDGET: Carbon tax boosts low-income credits, electric vehicle subsidies

Homeowners can get up to $14,000 for heating, insulation upgrades

B.C. man survives heart attack thanks to Facebook

A Princeton man suffered a heart attack while at an isolated property with no cell service

Abbotsford man sues Maxime Bernier’s People’s Party over trademark

Satinder Dhillon filed application for trademark same day Maxime Bernier announced the new party

Most Read