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Saanich police issue warning after five sexual assaults in Gordon Head


Saanich Police are asking the public to be vigilant after a string of indecent acts and sexual assaults in the Gordon Head area.

Starting on July 4, a series of five incidents have been reported to police. Two incidents occurred in one afternoon in the Lambrick Park area.

The women were targeted by a younger male who was either riding a bicycle or on a skateboard. He was observed in three of the incidents exposing himself then fleeing the area. However, it two instances the suspect male actually touched the female victims by grabbing them in a sexual manner.

According to police, the descriptions of the man provided by the victims does very somewhat, but the investigators believe they are connected given the proximity and circumstances as reported.

The suspect is described as 20-30 years of age, Caucasian with either darker skin or a darker complexion and shorter in stature. He was wearing baseball hats, bandanas, or a green bicycle helmet.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the police tip line at 250-475-4356 or contact Crime Stoppers to remain ananymous.

Victoria Buzz Staff
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