UPDATE: Over the weekend, Saanich Police located and arrested the suspect alleged to have committed a sexual assault on another bus passenger on September 10th.

Police said a 43-year-old Saanich man was arrested then later released with conditions and a court date for later this year.

This incident is still under investigation.

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Saanich Police have released photos of a suspect following an alleged sexual assault on a BC Transit bus last week.

In a media release, police say the incident occurred on route 39 BC Transit bus which left the University of Victoria exchange at around 1:40 p.m., Friday September 10th.

According to police, the suspect approached the woman during transit and committed a sexual assault.

Both the woman and the man exited the bus just after 2 p.m. at the Royal Oak Exchange, where she was reportedly followed for a short time by the suspect before he disappeared.

Police said the woman was not physically injured during the incident.

The suspect is described as Black, between the ages 20-30 years old, 5’8” to 5’11” tall with a medium build.

At the time of the incident, he was wearing a black skater-style hat, a long-sleeved shirt, black pants, and a dark coloured backpack.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Saanich Police at 250-475-4321. You can also report anonymously through the Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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