Teen sexually assaulted in Guildford

Police are asking for public help in identifying the suspect in last week's attack

Sex assault suspect

Surrey Mounties are asking for public help in identifying a man suspected of sexually assaulting a teenage girl in Guildford last week.

On Thursday  (Jan. 28), police received a complaint from a 17-year-old girl who said she was sexually assaulted in the 10200-block of 152 Street.

At about 3:25 p.m., she was walking south on 152 Street, when she noticed a man following her.

He asked her for directions, then grabbed her from behind and began to grope her.

She yelled for him to get away, and he apologized, but continued the assault.

She then punched him, causing him to run.

She gave investigators a detailed description, allowing them to put together a composite sketch.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic or possibly Filipino male, 17-20 years old, 6′ tall, with a medium build, facial blemishes, short brown hair, and brown eyes set far apart.

He was wearing a red or grey and black hoody with the hood up, black shorts or possibly short pants, and black shoes.  The suspect was well spoken and had no accent.

“Investigators are hoping someone will recognize the suspect from the composite sketch,” Surrey RCMP Cpl. Scotty Schumann said in a news release. “Not only do we have the sketch but investigators will also be looking for surveillance footage from the surrounding businesses.”

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.


Just Posted

Surrey Board of Trade fears SkyTrain expansion will impede other transit needs

‘We need transit improvements in all of Surrey,’ Anita Huberman says

Public hearing set for two Surrey modular housing projects for homeless

Surrey council set to vote Monday on projects in Guildford, Whalley

North Delta Secondary teacher up for B.C. education award

Prabhjot Grewal is up for a Premier’s Award for Excellence in Education in the Outstanding New Teacher category

Publication ban lifted on transgender complainant’s name in Surrey waxing dispute

Jessica Yaniv filed 13 discrimination claims against salons, one in Surrey, based on gender identity

Rich the Vegan scoots across Canada for the animals

Rich Adams is riding his push scooter across Canada to bring awareness to the dog meat trade in Asia

Body, burning truck found near northern B.C. town

RCMP unsure if the two separate discoveries are related

Former Fernie Ghostrider re-signs with Vancouver Canucks

Josh Teves has signed a two-year contract with the NHL team

Couple found dead along northern B.C. highway in double homicide

Woman from the U.S. and man from Australia found dead near Liard Hot Springs

UPDATE: West Kelowna fawn euthanized, not claimed by sanctuary

Gilbert the deer has been euthanized after a suitable home was not found in time

BC Wildfire Service warns wet weather no reason to be complacent

Fire risk currently low for much of B.C. compared to same time over last two years.

Bank of Canada lowers qualifying rate used in mortgage stress tests

Home sales softened last year after the federal government introduced new stress test rules for uninsured mortgages

Trudeau says Ottawa open to proposals for B.C. refinery as gas prices soar

Prime minister says he knows B.C. residents are struggling and the federal government is open to ideas

HISTORY: Surrey hoedowns and ‘moonlight dances’ were the place to be

Dancing, revelry united community members of all ages

Most Read