Teen girl sexually assaulted while sitting on bench in Hillhurst: Calgary police

Police are releasing a photo of a suspect in the hopes of identifying him. Calgary Police Service handout

Calgary police are looking to the public for help identifying a man they believe sexually assaulted a teenage girl in the community of Hillhurst on Monday.

The 17-year-old victim told police she was approached by a man while exiting the 8 Street CTrain station at around 9 p.m., and had a short conversation with him before she began walking to Kensington.

Later, the girl was sexually assaulted by a man while sitting on a bench in the 1200 block of Kensington Close N.W., police said in a media release Thursday.

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The Calgary Police Service said it’s believed the victim’s abuser was the same man who briefly spoke with her as she exited the CTrain, and that he had followed her.

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CPS described the man as having black hair and a moustache. They said he was wearing tan pants and brown shoes.

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Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of either the suspect or witness is asked to call the CPS non-emergency line at 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers.