Langford assault victim saved by her dog

Langford assault victim saved by her dog

Stock photo courtesy Steve C.

Stock photo courtesy Steve C.

Update: West Shore RCMP release sketch of suspect


West Shore RCMP’s Major Crime Unit is investigating an assault on a woman by a stranger in Langford.

At around 1:30 pm on Friday, a 35 year old woman was walking her dog on Humpback Rd when a red Volkswagen Rabbit pulled up beside her.

The male driver tried to initiate a conversation and then reached through an opened window and grabbed the victim’s arm.

Luckily, the woman’s dog reacted by biting the suspect’s arm.  Police say the dog was a rottweiler.

The victim was able to run away and the suspect took off in the opposite direction.

She was not physically injured.

The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian male
  • 40-45 years old
  • Wearing a white button shirt
  • Acne scared face
  • Mole on the left side of his face

The vehicle is described as:

  • Diesel 80’s Volkswagen Rabbit
  • Rust Colour Primer Red

Police are looking to speak with anyone who may have witnessed this vehicle or suspect in that area,

Anyone with information is urged to contact the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Rob GermainRob Germain

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