Sexual assault reported to Mission RCMP

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

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.