The RCMP are looking for a suspect after a sexual assault in Duncan. (Citizen file)

RCMP looking for Duncan sexual assault suspect

Woman walking dog touched inappropriately

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP are looking for a help from the public to find and identify a young man following a sexual assault in Duncan on Sunday, Jan. 24.

At about 6:30 p.m., a woman was walking her dog in the area of Howard Avenue and Alexander Street when a young man walking past her touched her inappropriately. The woman reported the assault to police.

Officers headed to the area looking for the suspect, who is described at approximately 17 years old, with medium dark hair, wearing a blue medical mask, black skinny pants and a black sweater with the hood up. The sweater has white writing on the front. To date RCMP has not found him.

Investigators are looking for help from the public and are asking that anyone who has video surveillance, dash camera video or who many have seen a person matching the suspect’s description in the area of Howard Avenue, Alexander Street or Chesterfield Avenue contact the RCMP at 250-746-5522.

Cowichan Valley Citizen

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