Delta Police looking for white suspect in grabbing incident at Watershed Park

DELTA Police received a complaint from a woman about an assault alleged to have occurred in Watershed Park approximately two hours previously, around 1 p.m., on Wednesday, October 9.

The woman indicated a male jumped out at her and grabbed her. The woman says she forced the male away and then ran away on the Watershed Park trails.

“The male is described as [white], approximately 5’8” tall with patchy gray hair and white facial hair,” said Cris Leykauf, spokesperson for Delta Police. “At the time of the incident he was wearing khaki pants, sunglasses and a brimmed hat.”

“We wanted to make sure the community was aware that this incident was reported to police, and we ask the public to take precautions, such as walking or running in pairs. Police are actively investigating, and patrols in the area have been increased,” she said.

The woman was not physically injured during this incident.

The incident occurred on the Kittson Parkway side of the park, near the water tower and wooden stairs.

Anyone who may have seen a male matching this description around 1 p.m. on October 9 in the area of Watershed Park, or who many have further information about this incident, is asked to contact Delta Police at 604-946-4411.