(Black Press Media file photo)

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West Shore RCMP look to identify man after sexual assault report on Galloping Goose in Langford

16-year-old female reported the assault on July 9

Police are looking to identify a man following a report of a sexual assault on the Galloping Goose Trail in Langford.

West Shore RCMP received the report on July 9. A 16-year-old female victim said she was walking on the Galloping Goose Trail around 1 p.m. near Sooke Road and Happy Valley Road in Langford.

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Police said she was approached by a man who asked her for directions, which she provided to him. The man shook her hand and pulled her in to hug her and gave her a kiss on the neck before she pushed him away.

After the victim pushed the man away, he thanked her and left the area.

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Police are looking to identify the man who is described as East Indian with an East Indian accent and 20 to 30 years old. He is described as wearing a dark, puffy jacket, dark jeans and a dark t-shirt. He was riding a bicycle.

Anyone who knows this man is asked to call West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or report anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

shalu.mehta@goldstreamgazette.com


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