Woman sexually touched by stranger in West Shore parking lot

West Shore, BC: West Shore RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a male who allegedly grabbed a woman’s breast in the parking lot of West Shore Town Centre on September 20, 2016 at around 7:45 am.


The victim, who is in her early 70’s, was parked in her vehicle when a stranger approached her vehicle and reached through her window to grab her breast, attempted to engage in a conversation with the woman. Unsuccessful, the suspect fled the area.

The suspect is described as follow:

  • Light brown skin
  • 65 years old
  • 5 ft 5 to 5 ft 7
  • Slim built
  • Gray hair
  • Moustache and goatee
  • Wore glasses
  • Wore dark ball cap and dark clothes
  • Rotten teeth with one upper tooth missing

“Investigators would like to speak with anyone who may have witnessed this incident or have knowledge of the suspect,” states Cst. Alex Bérubé, spokesperson of the West Shore RCMP. “We also encourage anyone to report these types of incidents right away to allow police to look for any suspect immediately.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact their local police, or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

File # 2016-14154

West Shore RCMP