Surrey RCMP investigate after girl says suspicious person followed her in Whalley

Young girl was walking in the 14400-block of 102nd avenue Wednesday morning

* 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.

“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.



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