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VPD release sketch of East Vancouver sex assault suspect

Vancouver police have released details about a sexual assault in East Vancouver Sunday morning.

Police say a woman was walking on Napier Street near Victoria Drive around 2 a.m. when a man allegedly approached her from behind, pushed her to the ground and sexually assaulted her.

She managed to scream and fight him off.

The suspect is being described as a Caucasian male, aged 35 to 45 years old, 6’2″ tall and 200 pounds with short brown hair, a receding hairline and a full red beard. He was wearing a dark-coloured hoodie, a dark shirt, dark camouflage cargo pants, and possibly boots.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Vancouver Police Sex Crimes Unit at 604-717-0602 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222 8477.

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