A woman was walking her dog on Humpback Rd, when a driver grabbed her arm through an open car window. Luckily, the victim’s dog reacted swiftly by biting the suspect’s arm to let the woman free.

West Shore RCMP’s Major Crime Unit is currently investigating a case of a woman who was assaulted by a stranger in Langford.

At around 1:30 pm, on February 12th, 2016 a 35 year old woman was walking her dog on Humpback Rd when a red 80’s Volkswagen Rabbit pulled up beside her. The male driver tried to initiate a conversation with the victim and then reached through an opened window and grabbed the victim’s arm. Luckily, the victim’s dog reacted swiftly by biting the suspect’s arm to let the woman free.

The victim was able to run away and the suspect took off in the opposite direction. She was not physically injured.

The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian male
  • 40-45 years old
  • Wearing a white button shirt
  • Acne scared face
  • Mole on the left side of his face

The vehicle is described as:

  • Diesel 80’s Volkswagen Rabbit
  • Rust Colour Primer Red
Forensic Sketch of suspected released by RCMP
Forensic Sketch of suspected released by RCMP

We are looking to speak with anyone who may have witnessed this vehicle or suspect in that area, states Cst. Alex Bérubé, spokesperson for the West Shore RCMP Detachment. While no other cases were reported, we encourage the public to report any suspicious activity to police right away.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-222-TIPS.