(West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP are asking for the public’s help finding a suspect wanted for allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl on a walking trail in Langford Tuesday.

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. He was wearing a dark puffy jacket, dark jeans and a dark t-shirt and was riding a bicycle.

He had a an East Indian accent.

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