West Shore RCMP are asking for help to identify a suspect wanted in connection with a sexual assault on Tuesday, July 9.

See also: Teenage girl sexually assaulted on the Galloping Goose trail in Langford

Police released a composite sketch of the suspect hoping it will assist with the identification and arrest of the suspect.

The alleged incident occurred around 1 p.m. on the Galloping Goose trail near Sooke Road and Happy Valley Road.

The girl was reportedly walking on the trail when she was approached by a man asking for directions. The man shook her hand and pulled her towards him. He kissed the girl on the neck before she was able to push him away. The suspect thanked the girl and left.

The suspect is described as an East Indian man between the ages of 20-30 years old, standing 5’10” tall and 175 pounds with dark brown to black hair thick and wavy, brown eyes and had a full beard. He had a a noticeable East Indian accent.

At the time of the incident, he was wearing a dark puffy jacket, dark jeans and a dark t-shirt and was riding a bicycle.

Anyone with information is asked to call West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or contact Crime Stoppers.