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.

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.

 

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

Just Posted

Hockey star at Langley sports collectors show has mixed feelings about returning to region

Doug Gilmour is one of the hockey celebs coming to the Langley Events Centre this weekend

NHL honours Aldergrove athlete and grandmother’s ‘fight’ against cancer in special match

Shea Theodore’s grandmother Kay Darlington dropped the puck at a special ‘Hockey Fights Cancer’ game

Aldergrove Library patrons step back in time at Retro Tech Tryout

Thursday afternoon event was a chance to try antique and vintage items not used in this day and age

Langley Superstore shows customer appreciation with free potatoes

The first 2,000 customers will receive a complimentary bag of the vegetable

Warmer weather forecast prompts shelter alert cancellation

Tuesday’s Extreme Weather Alert has been cancelled

PHOTOS: NHL honours B.C. grandma’s battle against cancer in special match

Shea Theodore’s grandmother Kay Darlington dropped the puck at a special ‘Hockey Fights Cancer’ game

Province argues in B.C. Supreme Court for smudging in schools, says it relates to curriculum

Hearing concludes in case regarding indigenous cultural practice in Vancouver Island classroom

Mosaic Forest Management announces forestry shutdown

Thousands of forestry workers in Coastal B.C. will be affected by ‘curtailment’

Appeal dismissed for B.C. man who assaulted woman in ‘thoroughly modern’ fight over phone

‘Both were seeking evidence of cheating by the other,’ says B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo

Investigators identify Abbotsford man as last to rent burnt car with body inside

48-year-old Sukhdev Dhailwal connected to car, autopsy findings yet to be revealed

Freezing rain on the way to B.C.’s Fraser Valley, Interior

Road conditions will be icy and slippery, Environment Canada warns

Woman accidentally shot by her son in Vancouver’s Oppenheimer Park, police say

Everyone involved, including the woman, not cooperating with investigators, VPD says

University of Victoria threatens any athletes who speak about rowing coach probe

Barney Williams has been accused of harassment and abuse

B.C.’s largest catholic archdiocese names 9 clergymen in sex abuse report; probes ongoing

Vancouver Archdioces presides over 443,000 parishoners in B.C.

Most Read