Surrey RCMP looking for male who assaulted female youth in Cloverdale

SURREY RCMP are looking for information about an unknown man who put his arms around a female youth in Cloverdale.

At approximately 12:08 p.m. on Friday, February 26, a female youth was walking on 70 Avenue in the area of 191 Street, when she was approached by an unknown man who wrapped his arms around her. The youth was able to break free from the man, run to a nearby school and call for assistance. The youth was not physically injured.

An investigation is now underway into this incident and police are asking for the public’s assistance to identify the suspect.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 40’s, tall and thin, with short dark brown hair. The man was wearing a red Nike hoody and black jogging pants.

Police are canvasing the area for any available video.

Anyone with information about this incident or anyone who may have dash-cam video is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502.