Police sketch shows suspect in assault of 23-year-old woman

Incident took place Nov. 14 on Maclure Road in Abbotsford

  • Dec. 17, 2017 12:51 p.m.
A police sketch shows the suspect in an assault that occurred Nov. 14 on Maclure Road in Abbotsford.

A police sketch shows the suspect in an assault that occurred Nov. 14 on Maclure Road in Abbotsford.

The Abbotsford Police Department (APD) has released a sketch of the suspect in an assault of a 23-year-old woman on Nov. 14.

The assault took place at 9 p.m. in the 31000 block of Maclure. A man followed the young woman for one block, pushed her from behind and tried to restrain her.

The woman was able to free herself and run to safety. She did not require medical attention.

Surveillance cameras in the area captured the man just moments before the assault.

The suspect is described as a chubby white man in his 30s, about 5’ 10” and with black patchy facial hair.

He was wearing a black toque, an old black kangaroo-style hoodie, and grey baggy sweatpants.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the APD at 604-859-5225, email apdtips@abbypda.ca or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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Video on Nov. 14 captured a suspect just moments before a 23-year-old woman was assaulted in the area.

Video on Nov. 14 captured a suspect just moments before a 23-year-old woman was assaulted in the area.

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