April 16, 2018 7:56 pm
Updated: April 16, 2018 9:34 pm

Alleged sexual assault in Delta’s Sunbury neighbourhood prompts police warning

Police have stepped up patrols in the Sunbury neighbourhood after a woman reported being sexually assaulted early Thursday morning.

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Delta Police have issued a public warning after a woman reported being sexually assaulted near Sunbury Hall last week.

Police say the incident happened on April 12, in the early morning hours.

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The victim was walking into the park next to the hall when she was approached from behind by a man who then sexually assaulted her, according to a police media release.

She reported the incident the following day, and police said they have since stepped up patrols in the neighbourhood.

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Police describe the suspect as about 35 years old, five-foot-10 inches tall, with short brown hair, a full beard and a thin-looking face.

He has a medium build and was wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans.

Anyone with information or who sees suspicious activity in the area is asked to contact police at 604-946-4411.

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