North Van RCMP issue public warning after sexual assault in Lynn Canyon Park

NORTH Vancouver RCMP are warning the public of a suspicious male who sexually assaulted a woman by groping her on Sunday on the Varley Trail in Lynn Canyon Park.

The woman was exiting the Varley Loop Trail and crossing the foot bridge to Rice Lake Road at approximately 1:30 p.m. on February 13 when the suspect grabbed her buttocks from behind.

The suspect is described as:

  • Black or South Asian male
  • Medium complexion
  • 25-30 years old
  • 6 ft (183 cm)
  • 170 lbs (77 kg)
  • Thin build
  • Light growth mustache and chin hair

He was wearing:

  • Large, round, silver framed reading glasses
  • Black Northface hoodie with “Never stop exploring” written on the front
  • Black athletic pants
  • Grey high-top sneakers

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Constable Dosanjh of the North Vancouver RCMP at 604-985-1311.