September 4, 2015 1:16 pm
Updated: September 5, 2015 11:13 pm

Vancouver police continue search for suspect in attempted abduction near Stanley Park


ABOVE: Nadia Stewart reports live from Stanley Park.

Vancouver Police are still looking for a man who reportedly grabbed an eight-year-old girl near Stanley Park Friday morning.

Police are now reviewing security footage and have put their sex crimes unit on the case.

Police say they are speaking to witnesses and are looking for any video that may exist of the incident. Grainy surveillance footage has been released of a suspect, and they are also working on a sketch of him.

Vancouver Police have released images of a person of interest in the case of an attempted abduction near Stanley Park on Sep. 4, 2015.


At about 8:30 a.m., the girl was reportedly approached and grabbed at the north foot of Denman Street, near the Seawall.

The man was confronted and ran off in the area of Lost Lagoon.

Officers, along with the K9 Unit, the VPD Mounted Unit, Park Rangers and park staff were all looking for the man.

He has been described as white, approximately 5-foot-8 with a slim build. He was wearing a green and black camouflage hoodie, green pants, an orange and yellow construction vest and white sunglasses or goggles on his head.

Anyone with information on the man is asked to call Vancouver Police or Crime Stoppers.

-With files from Canadian Press

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