Abbotsford Police seeking man who attacked woman from behind

Incident happened on Nov. 4 on Maclure Road

Abbotsford Police are looking for a man who they say followed and attacked a young woman.

The incident happened on Nov. 14 around 9 p.m. in the 3100 block of Maclure Road, according to a police press release.

Police say the man followed a 23-year-old woman for a block before pushing from behind and attempting to restrain her. She broke free from her attacker and ran to safety, they say.

The woman was uninjured.

Police release a CCTV video (below) of the suspect, whom they describe as “a chubby white male in his 30s, standing approximately 5’10”.”

“He has black patchy facial hair, and was wearing a black toque, an old black kangaroo-style hoodie and grey baggy sweatpants,” the release says.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (604) 859-5225, email apdtips@abbypd.ca or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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