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Crime stoppers offers reward for tips on suspect who sexually assaulted youth on North Shore trail

The female youth was walking on a trail close to a bridge in Trillium Park near Seymour Heights Elementary School
Trillium Park
The North Vancouver RCMP is seeking information on the sexual assault of a female youth who was walking near the Seymour Heights Elementary School.

This story has been amended since it was originally posted to remove the dollar value of the reward, which has not been determined.

Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for any information leading to the arrest of a suspect in a sexual assault. 

North Vancouver RCMP received the report Thursday, Feb. 24, of a suspicious male who sexually assaulted a female youth on Feb. 11, at approximately 5:30 p.m. on a trail in the Seymour Heights neighbourhood.

"The youth was walking on a trail close to a bridge in Trillium Park near Seymour Heights Elementary School when a male approached her and groped her. She managed to fight off the male and flee," a recent RCMP media release states.

The male is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • 5’8
  • 40s
  • Greying hair
  • Brown eyes
  • Slim build

He was reported to be wearing:

  • Blue jeans
  • Black baseball cap
  • Dark blue track jacket
  • Blue face mask
  • And walking with a small, white dog that was off-leash

If you have any information regarding the suspect, please contact Crime Stoppers anonymously. You could be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000 upon arrest and charge. You will never be asked your name or have to appear in court.

The RCMP is asking anyone with information about this incident to contact the North Vancouver RCMP at 604-985-1311 and ask for Cst. Bams.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.solvecrime.ca or download the "P3 Tips" app.