Abbotsford – On Friday afternoon (May 18, 2018, @ 5PM), a woman was walking southbound on Pauline Street when she heard a male yelling. That male then appeared in front of her and grabbed her by the shoulders. He made sexual remarks to her and attempted to pull her. She very fortunately was able to break free from the assailant and make her way to safety.
The suspect is described as a Caucasian male in his 30s, standing 5’11”, with wavy, brown, shoulder-length hair and sunglasses. He was wearing a light-coloured shirt and tan shorts.
APD investigators are canvassing for video and witnesses to this daylight attack. As the sexual assault took place in a busy area of downtown Abbotsford.
APD are asking that anyone who saw the suspect or the incident to come forward.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Abbotsford Police Department at 604-859-5225, text us at 222973 (abbypd) or if they wish to remain anonymous to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.