* This story was updated at 4:01 pm April 26 with a description of the suspect.
SURREY — Mounties are investigating after a young girl reported being followed by a “suspicious person” in Whalley Wednesday (April 25).
Surrey RCMP Corporal Elenore Sturko said police received a report at 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday that an “unknown person” followed a young girl who was walking in the 14400-block of 102nd avenue.
UPDATE – Suspect described as a light skinned male, possible Asian descent, 6"0', medium build, with a colourful tattoo on his wrist. He was wearing a black hoodie, dark pants, and a dark blue balaclava type mask. Call us @SolveCrime or if have info. https://t.co/EHDFW3NHHs
— Surrey RCMP (@SurreyRCMP) April 26, 2018
“The unknown person followed the girl until she caught up with a group of people walking in the area,” Sturko said in a press release.
On Thursday, RCMP sent a release that described the suspect as a “light skinned male, possibly of Asian descent, approximately 6’0” tall, with a medium build.”
Police say the suspect was wearing a black hoodie, dark pants and a dark blue balaclava type mask. A colourful tattoo was visible on his lower wrist.
Anyone with more information is asked to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502. If you wish to make an anonymous report please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or go to solvecrime.ca.