WATCH: VicPD have released this video footage of the man who is a suspect in a sexual assault involving a 12-year-old girl on Feb. 18.
Victoria police have released surveillance video of a man they say is a suspect in a sexual assault involving a 12-year-old girl on Feb. 18.
The man allegedly followed two young girls into a store in the Bay Centre just after 12 p.m. and waited until they were alone. He then allegedly physically and sexually assaulted one of the girls.
Police said the man fled and was last seen running north on Douglas Street.
The suspect is described by police as 40-years-old with an average height and a medium build. During the alleged assault, he wore glasses, a camouflage toque, a grey hat, a dark hoodie, a black winter jacket and jeans.
Anyone with information on the man or the alleged assault is asked to call Victoria police at 250-995-7654 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.