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Saanich Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who allegedly committed an indecent act Saturday night.

In a release Sunday morning, police said the incident took place shortly before 11:30 p.m. in the near the Gordon Head area.

A woman was walking alone along Feltham Road near Shelbourne Street when the man exposed himself and then approached her and attempted to engage in a conversation.

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Police said the woman ran to the nearby parking lot of 7-Eleven, where two people came to her aid and called police.

Police described the suspect as being in his 60s, with a tall, medium build and a long face with bushy eyebrows. He was wearing dark hoody, grey pants, dark baseball hat, and a black backpack.

“Saanich Police is looking for any information that can assist in identifying the male,” said Cst. Kris Andrew. “As always, be vigilant of your surroundings while walking alone. It is suggested to always carry a cell phone.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Saanich Police at at 250-475-4321 or CrimeStoppers.