Woman sexually assaulted at Brighouse Station, Richmond

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Richmond: A woman was assaulted on last Friday at approximately 11 pm when she got off the Skytrain at Brighouse Station. The incident happened while she walked South bound on No 3 Road towards Blundell where she then walked west on Blundell. She was grabbed from behind and sexually assaulted.
The purpose of this notice is first to warn the public that we believe this was a lone random act. No similar incidents have been reported at this time. Secondly we want to provide a description of the alleged suspect in order to seek the public’s help in identifying him. The male is described as:

  • approximately 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 9 inches in height
  • medium build
  • between 30 and 40 years old
  • lighter skinned but of unknown ethnicity
  • oval face and short cropped dark hair.

Police is advising the public to use caution when walking at night, stay in populated areas, travel in pairs, don’t wear ear buds and always let someone know where you are.
Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or may know who this suspect is can call Corporal Tarasoff of Richmond Serious Crimes at 604-278-1212.The Richmond RCMP social media tip account is also available at Richmond_tips@rcmp-grc.gc.ca Anyone who wants to remain anonymous can call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).