File # 2013-13529
2013-05-25 10:33 PDT

On May 24th, 2013, the Prince George RCMP received a report of a sexual assault that had occurred at approximately 6:00 a.m. on May 23rd, 2013 in the Pinewood area of the city.

The adult female victim was jogging alone on Ospika Boulevard when she was approached by a lone male on a bicycle. After circling around several times, the man rode past the victim and inappropriately touched her. She yelled and he departed the area on his bike.

The male suspect is described as:

  • First Nations
  • 20-25 years old 
  • 5’6 
  • Obese 
  • Short (buzz cut) dark hair 
  • "Peach fuzz" moustache

At the time of the incident, he was wearing a black zip-up sweatshirt and black sweatpants, and riding a black and white mountain bike.

The Prince George RCMP are urging members of the public, especially women, to be extra vigilant while walking or jogging in this area of our community.

For your safety:

  • Walk in pairs or groups;
  • Be aware of your surroundings; and
  • Carry a cell phone in order to immediately call 9-1-1.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477, online at External link, opens in a new windowwww.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only), or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES (274637) using keyword "pgtips".

Cst. Sonja BLOM
Prince George RCMP
250-561-3300
pg_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca  
 

Released by

Cpl. Craig Douglass

Media Relations Officer
Prince George RCMP
princegeorge.rcmp.ca
999 Brunswick Street, Prince George, BC V2L 2C3
Office: 250-561-3321
Cell: 250-640-1758
Fax: 250-562-8331

Email: bcrcmp@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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