ABBOTSFORD: The Abbotsford Police Department has released surveillance images of a suspect in an alleged sexual assault aboard a BC Transit bus.
According to Sgt. Judy Bird, the assault took place at 6:40 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3 in Central Abbotsford.
The suspect followed a 17-year-old girl onto the No. 9 bus from the Bourquin Crescent Bus Exchange, police said.
He then began making “unwanted sexual advances and engaged in unwanted touching,” police added.
The suspect got off the bus after a few stops.
The man is described as a South Asian man between 60 and 70 years old. He has a white beard and was wearing a blue surgical mask, a light-blue turban, dark shoes and a light-coloured thin shirt and pants.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Abbotsford police.
Bird said anyone who encounters something inappropriate or illegal while on a bus should tell the bus driver or call 911.
Do you recognize this man? On Oct 3 at 6:40 pm at the Bourquin Cres bus exchange, this South Asian man between 60-70 yrs, approached a 17 yr old vic making unwanted sexual comments & unwanted sexual touching. Have info? Call 604-859-5225 Release – https://t.co/sGAccQiXwC pic.twitter.com/2FcentvGMW— Abbotsford Police Department (@AbbyPoliceDept) October 14, 2020