April 29, 2014 2:39 pm

85-year-old woman sexually assaulted in Vancouver; police still looking for suspect

A picture released by VPD of the man suspected of sexually assaulting an 85-year-old woman.

Vancouver Police Department

Vancouver Police are asking for help finding a suspect involved in the sexual assault of an 85-year-old woman on April 20.

The woman was walking in the area of West 54th Avenue and Oak Street in the morning when she was approached from behind and sexually assaulted by a man, who groped and fondled her.

The man then fled the area by foot and the victim contacted police.

While the victim did not suffer any physical injuries, she was shaken by the assault.

If you have any information about the attack, police are asking the public to contact the Vancouver Police Department’s Sex Crimes Unit at (604) 717-0600 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.

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