Police release sketch of man who propositioned girl, 12, for sex at East Vancouver park

It happened on Nov.29 near Princess Avenue and East Pender Street

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who propositioned a 12-year-old girl for sex in East Vancouver.

The incident happened just after 2 p.m. on Nov.29, when a man approached the girl, who was standing in front of a school near Princess Avenue and East Pender Street, police said Thursday.

He told the girl he wanted to pay her for sex and left when she declined. There was no physical assault, and the girl returned to the school, and the police were called.

“Although there is no allegation of a physical assault, a man offering to pay a young girl for sex is concerning, “Const. Jason Doucette said. “We would like to identify him to help us determine if he is a risk to youth in the area,”

The suspect is described as six feet tall and Aboriginal with a heavy build.

He was missing teeth, spoke with a lisp, and was wearing a red plaid jacket over a black hoodie and blue jeans.

Anyone with information, or anyone who recognizes the man in the composite sketch, is asked to contact the VPD Sex Crimes Unit at 604-717-2634 or Crime Stoppers.


@ashwadhwani
ashley.wadhwani@bpdigital.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Liberal hopeful aims to claim candidate spot in Langley-Aldergrove

Leon Jensen was the 2015 candidate in Langley-Aldergrove.

18 months conditional term for indecent caller

Incidents reported in Surrey, White Rock and Langley

Never too old to score: Langley’s 60-and-over hockey team

The close-knit team is a part of the Greater Vancouver Oldtimers Hockey Association.

PHOTOS: Two downtown Aldergrove businesses, one community mission

Brick Alley Bistro partnered with Sovereign Vitality Natural Medicine for a community event Monday.

Backlog reduced at Langley adult day program

Wait list goes from months to weeks

VIDEO: The ‘most cosmopolitan’ of butterflies could migrate to B.C.

The painted lady butterfly will likely arrive this summer from Southern California

Sources say Trudeau rejected Wilson-Raybould’s conservative pick for high court

Wilson-Raybould said Monday “there was no conflict between the PM and myself”

First Nations public art piece stolen in Nanaimo

Spindle Whorl went missing over the weekend, according to Nanaimo RCMP

Father-son duo at B.C. Children’s Hospital helps new dads fight depression

The pair teamed up to introduce the only known research-based mindfulness workshop for new dads

Mexican restaurant in B.C. told to take down Mexican flag

General manager of Primo’s Mexican Grill in White Rock: ‘I’ve never heard of anything like this’

B.C. NDP moves to provide tax credits, tax cut for LNG Canada

Provincial sales tax break of $596 million repayable after construction

COLUMN: Smart phone too powerful a tool to yank from students’ hands

Rather than ban them from schools, let’s teach kids to harness their phone’s power and use it properly

B.C. river cleanup crew finds bag of discarded sex toys

Chilliwack volunteers stumble on unexpected find while removing 600 lbs of trash from riverway

Trudeau sells housing plan in visit to hot real estate market in B.C.

Trudeau said the budget contains measures to help first-time buyers

Most Read