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Chilliwack RCMP seek suspect in alleged sexual assault involving 13-year-old girl

Chilliwack RCMP are looking for witnesses to an alleged sexual assault involving a 13-year-old girl. The Canadian Press

RCMP in Chilliwack are looking to identify a suspect in an alleged sexual assault involving a 13-year-old girl.

Police say it happened around 11 p.m. on Dec. 20, in the 8200 block of Eagle Landing Parkway.

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Investigators say a man approached the girl, made a sexual proposal and inappropriately touched her.

Fortunately the young girl did the right thing, and immediately ran away into a business, said Upper Fraser Valley RCMP Cpl. Mike Rail.

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Police arrived at the scene but were unable to locate the suspect.

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Police say they have not linked to the case to any similar incidents at this point.

The suspect is described as five feet 11 inches tall and in his mid-20s. Police say he was wearing a red long-sleeved shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Chilliwack RCMP or Crime Stoppers if they wish to remain anonymous.