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Police issue warning after girl groped in North Vancouver park

File: An RCMP officer. Courtesty: RCMP

North Vancouver RCMP have issued a public warning, after a girl was sexually assaulted on a popular trail this month.

Mounties say the assault happened in the Seymour Heights neighbourhood around 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 11, but wasn’t reported to police until Thursday.

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According to police, the girl was walking on a trail near a bridge in Trillium Park near Seymour Heights Elementary School when a man groped her.

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She managed to fight the man off and flee, police said.

Read more: Delta police looking for suspect in alleged sex assault Saturday night

Police are looking for a five-foot-eight Caucasian man in his 40s with greying hair, brown eyes and a slim build.

He was wearing blue jeans, a black baseball cap, a dark blue track jacket and a blue face mask, and was walking with a small white dog that was off-leash.

Anyone with information is asked to contact North Vancouver RCMP at 604-985-1311.

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