Vancouver police have released images of a man wanted in connection with a violent sex assault that occurred Thursday in the city’s east side.The attack happened around noon in the area near East 41st Avenue and Earles Street. A young woman in her 20s was followed home from a bus stop by an unknown man and sexually assaulted inside her home.The man was described as Asian, about 40 years old, with short black hair and an average build. He was wearing sunglasses, a white tank top, black shorts and sandals.On Saturday, the VPD released surveillance images of a man they believe is responsible for the attack.“This investigation is a high priority for us and we want to identify this individual as soon as possible,” VPD spokesman Const. Steve Addison said in a release. “We ask everyone to take a good, long look at these pictures, and to call us if they know who this is.”Police say anyone who sees this man should call 911 immediately.
Vancouver police have released images of a man wanted in connection with a violent sex attack that occurred Thursday in east Vancouver. Anyone who sees this man should call 911 immediately.
Addison said police have received a number of tips since issuing a public warning on Friday.“We’re confident someone out there knows this man, or has seen him in the neighbourhood,” he said. “If you know him, please don’t hesitate. Call us right away.”Anyone with information can contact the VPD sex crimes unit at 604-717-0604 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.