Saanich police are looking for a man who allegedly assaulted a woman while she was walking home from a bus stop in the Gordon Head neighbourhood.
According to police, at around 9:30 p.m. on Nov. 25, a 21-year-old woman was walking on a side street near Shelbourne Street and Feltham Road when an unknown man approached her from behind.
Police said the man ran up to the woman, put her in a bear hug and grabbed her breasts.
The alleged assault lasted a few seconds. According to police, before the woman was able to do anything, the man ran away. He was last seen running toward Shelbourne Street.
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Police said the woman was only able to provide a limited description of the man. He is described as possibly Asian, approximately 5’3″ tall, and had dark hair with golden tips, which had a golden brown appearance. According to police, the suspect was wearing a dark jacket and carrying a black backpack.
Anyone with information about the suspect or the incident is asked to call Saanich police at 250-475-4321 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.