Vancouver police say they are looking for a “person of interest” after a woman reported she was sexually assaulted in the West End early Saturday.
Police say a woman was followed into an apartment building on Bute Street near Pendrell Street around 3 a.m., and was assaulted by a unknown man.
The victim did not know the suspect according to police. Officers say they are looking for a man whose image was captured on the building’s security camera.
May have a limp
The man is in his 20s or 30s, has a slim build, short dark hair and dark facial stubble.
He was wearing a burgundy toque, a black zip-up jacket, blue jeans and may walk with a limp.
Police say the assault appears to be isolated, but was sexually motivated.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 604-717-0601 or through Crime Stoppers, which is an anonymous tip line 1-800-222-8477.
<a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/VPD?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#VPD</a> is investigating an early morning assault in a West End apartment building today & needs your help to identify a person-of-interest captured on security footage. Do you recognize this man? Call 604-717-0601 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477 with info. <a href=”https://t.co/q9rDUXR1kV”>https://t.co/q9rDUXR1kV</a> <a href=”https://t.co/KZrLIo74Ba”>pic.twitter.com/KZrLIo74Ba</a>