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Police investigating report of sexual assault

The Prince George RCMP are actively investigating a sexual assault that is believed to have taken place February 21.

 It was reported to police three days later.

A woman was walking her dog in the area of 11th Avenue and Winnipeg Street when she was attacked from behind by an unknown assailant, say policr.  The man sexually assaulted the victim and fled in a vehicle. 

All efforts to identify the suspect have been negative so far.  Investigators are now asking the public’s help.

The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian male;
  • Approximately 183 – 195 cm (6’0″ to 6’5″);
  • 91 kg (200 lbs);
  • Broad shoulders and muscular upper body;
  • Skull tattoo on the back of his right hand;
  • Wearing a tight fitted black hooded sweatshirt, jeans and heavy work boots.

The vehicle is described as:

  • Black or dark coloured four door sedan;
  • Roof rack with bike attachments;
  • LED headlights;
  • White or silver rims;
  • Dual exhaust;
  • Alberta licence plate.

There is no indication that the victim and the attacker were known to each other.

Anyone with exterior cameras in the area of 11th Avenue and Winnipeg Street or anyone that may have witnessed something during this time, are asked to contact investigators at 250-561-3300. 

Police would like to remind the public to take extra precaution when out at night.

  • Beware of your surroundings;
  • Avoid going alone;
  • Advise others where you are going and when you will return;
  • Immediately report all suspicious persons and incidents to local police.

For more personal safety information, go to www.princegeorge.rcmp.ca.

If you have any information about this serious criminal offence, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only).  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers.  If you provide information that leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

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