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Vancouver Police Looking For Suspect Who Sexually Assaulted A 6-Year-Old Girl

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Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help after a child was sexually assaulted last Wednesday in South Vancouver.

According to a statement, “on December 5th, a six-year-old girl was allegedly lured from playground at Sexsmith Elementary School on Columbia and West 59th Avenue by a stranger. She was taken to a nearby location where she was assaulted before he walked her back to the school”.

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The suspect is described as:

  • Darker-skinned man
  • Approximately 30-years-old
  • Brown or grey hair
  • Seen wearing grey pants

Detectives from VPD Sex Crimes Unit are looking for dash-cam footage from anyone who may have been driving in the area between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on December 5th. Specifically, police are looking for footage from anyone driving in this area: West 58th Avenue along the north, West 60th Avenue at the south, Ontario Street to the east, and Cambie Street at the west.

“Public safety, especially a child’s wellbeing, is the VPD’s number one priority,” says VPD Constable Jason Doucette.

Anyone who may have been in the area on last Wednesday afternoon and saw anything suspicious, is asked to call detectives in VPD’s Sex Crimes Unit at 604-717-0603 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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