(West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP have released surveillance photos of a man they say is a person of interest as they investigate a sexual assault of a teenage girl in View Royal.

The sexual assault occurred on September 6th at View Royal Park located at 60 Pheasant Lane

At the time, police said a young female, aged between 14 and 16 years-old was alone in the park between midnight and 2 a.m. when she was approached by a male suspect who sexually assaulted her.

Police say the victim sustained injuries but will recover.

The suspect is described as being a Caucasian man in his early 20s. He is about 6 feet tall with a slim build, appeared to be underweight, had facial stubble and possibly dirty blonde hair.

At the time of the incident, he was carrying a blue Gatorade bottle and was wearing a blue zip-up hoodie, dark coloured sweatpants and white shoes.

The person of interest is described as a man between the ages of 30-40 with brown hair, wearing a dark-coloured hoodie and light-coloured jogging pants and black shoes.

In a media release, RCMP said they believe this man has information that will advance the investigation and are hoping to speak with him.

Anyone with information about this person is asked to call the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264.

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