Mission woman attacked while walking

Mounties are searching for a man who attacked a woman near Seventh Avenue and Kite Street

Mission police are looking for information after a local woman reported being assaulted while walking Friday morning.

The woman said she was heading northbound near the pathway between Seventh Avenue and Kite Street around Windebank creek sometime between 9 and 10:30 a.m. when she was grabbed from behind by an unknown male and thrown to the ground.

Mission RCMP said the victim fought off her attacked and escaped with minor injuries. The man ran off, and no motive for the assault is known. There have also not been any other similar incidents reported.

The suspect is described as 6’2″ tall with a medium build, wearing a black hoodie and dark blue jeans.

If you have any information, please call Mission RCMP at 604-826-7161.