West Kelowna RCMP looking for leads in stranger sexual assault

West Kelowna

2021-09-03 12:01 PDT

File # 2021-56723

West Kelowna – The West Kelowna RCMP is hoping the public can help solve a report of a stranger sexual assault.

The West Kelowna RCMP is asking for the assistance of the public into an investigation of a stranger involved sexual assault.

A woman reported to the West Kelowna RCMP that she had been walking down Bartley Road in West Kelowna towards Highway 97 between 6:30 a.m., and 7:00 a.m. on August 29, 2021 when she was approached by an unknown man. The woman stated that the man pulled her into some bushes and sexually assaulted her before fleeing the area on foot.

The suspect is described as a man wearing a blue shirt, a hat, and a facemask.

Investigators are hoping that someone in the area that morning may have witnessed a part of this incident, or have seen the victim or suspect in the area, says Cpl. Jocelyn Noseworthy of the Regional Kelowna RCMP. We are asking anyone who witnessed something, or who might have surveillance video or dashcam footage to contact us.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call the West Kelowna RCMP at (250) 768-2880. If you wish to remain completely anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or by leave a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net.

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Cst. Solana Paré

Media Relations Officer
Kelowna Regional Detachment
1190 Richter St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2K7
Office: 250-762-3300
Fax: 250-470-6348

Email: solana.pare@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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