November 10, 2016 4:31 pm
Updated: November 10, 2016 4:37 pm

Spruce Grove RCMP release composite sketch of suspect after woman groped on jog

RCMP release a composite sketch of male suspect in alleged Spruce Grove groping.

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RCMP west of Edmonton are investigating after a woman said she was grabbed by a man while out for a jog.

On Thursday, Mounties released a composite sketch of the male suspect.

Spruce Grove RCMP said the woman was on the city’s trail system in the afternoon of Nov. 3 when it happened. Police said around 4:30 p.m., the woman was jogging near the soccer field on Heatherglen Drive when a man came up behind her.

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Police said he struck up a conversation with the woman, but then he grabbed her buttocks and her shoulder before touching her face. The woman, who was not physically harmed, verbally confronted the man and he ran away.

Mounties said the man is described as being 5’10” tall with a medium build and dark skin. He was last seen wearing a black Nike jacket, black pants, a black hat and thick black sunglasses.

Anyone with information is asked to call Stony Plain/Spruce Grove RCMP at 780-968-7267, or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477.

Spruce Grove is about 20 kilometres west of Edmonton in Parkland County.

Police continue to ask the public for help reporting any sightings of this man or any suspicious activity on the Spruce Grove trail system.

*EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was originally published on Nov. 4 and updated on Nov. 10 when the composite sketch was released.

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