Video footage and photo of South Asian suspect released by RCMP in sexual assault case of female realtor

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sexual assault suspectSurrey: Surrey RCMP has released a video surveillance footage along with a still photo of the suspect in the sexual assault that occurred on Saturday, April 30th, 2016.

The sexual assault took place at a residence in the area of 128th Street and 92nd Avenue. The photo shows the suspect running northbound on 128th Street immediately after the incident, followed by the video capturing the suspect crossing the street heading westbound on 92nd Avenue.

The suspect is described as a South Asian male in his late 20’s to mid 40’s, 5’5” to 5’8” tall, with brown eyes and a dark brown well-groomed beard. He was wearing dark coloured pants, a light coloured shirt, a light grey jacket, a white turban, and he spoke with an accent.

Investigators have conducted a number of investigative tasks including speaking to multiple area residents, canvassing for video surveillance, and conducting a forensic examination.

This investigation continues to be a top priority for the Surrey RCMP’s Special Victims Unit (SVU).

Surrey RCMP has liaised with its real estate partners to ensure that safeguards are in place to help protect their employees. These include taking precautions and having a buddy system. More information is available for realtors through the British Columbia Real Estate Association’s website.

Anyone with more information about this incident is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-TIPS or go to www.solvecrime.ca.