Police released this photo of a man who they say sexually assaulted a woman on a BC Transit bus in Victoria.

Victoria police are searching for a suspect and witnesses following a sexual assault aboard a BC Transit bus on Saturday.

The sexual assault occurred shortly before 11 p.m., an unknown man boarded the bus at Douglas and Fort Streets. Between that stop and the stop at Douglas Street near Hillside Ave, he sexually assaulted a female passenger.

The man then exited the bus and fled east on Hillside Ave.

The victim did not suffer any physical injuries.

Investigators said they are searching for a Caucasian man believed to be in his 40’s. He is described as clean shaven, average build with possibly having blue eyes.

At the time of the offence, he was wearing a dark zip up jacket with dark hood, dark denim jeans, carrying a black back pack. His cheeks also had possible acne scarring.

If you know who this man is, call VicPD at 250-995-7654. To report what you know anonymously, call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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