Sexual assault reported to Mission RCMP

Police are asking anyone with information about the January assault to contact them

Sexual assault reported to Mission RCMP

Mission RCMP are appealing to the public for information about a sexual assault reported to have happened earlier this year.

A 12-year-old female was approached and sexually assaulted by an unknown person in the late afternoon or evening hours on a weekday in early January in the park area near Hillside Elementary School.

The suspect is described as an Asian-looking male in his late teens or early 20s, standing about six feet tall, thin build, and multiple piercings.

If you have any information, call 604-826-7161 and quote file number 2013-3384. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or leave a tip online at www.bccrimestoppers.com.