Surrey RCMP have released two composite sketches of a sexual assault suspect. The incident occurred in the Newton area.
On March 13th, 2019, at approximately 9:30 p.m., a woman was grabbed from behind and groped by an unknown man as she was walking northbound on 124th Street near 72nd Avenue.
According to police, “the woman was able to get away from the man, however, he followed her to her front door and attempted to assault her again”. Fortunately, she got inside her residence and the suspect was left outside.
Surrey RCMP say the sexual assault suspect was last seen heading southbound on 124th Street.
At this moment, the Surrey RCMP Special Victims Unit has taken control of this investigation and are asking any witnesses to please come forward.
“Incidents like this are not only upsetting for the victim, but also for the community,” says Cpl. Elenore Sturko.
“We are encouraging anyone with information that can help us in this investigation to come forward”.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or contact Crime Stoppers if you wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca.