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Woman assaulted in East Vancouver, VPD caution public

DH Vancouver Staff Mar 14, 2016 5:03 pm

If you’re a woman, take extra caution while walking around East Vancouver – the VPD are warning people to remain vigilant after an assault on Saturday night.

At around 9:30 p.m. on March 11, a 22-year-old woman was walking around East 1st Avenue and Rupert Street when she was assaulted by a man. She had minor injuries on her face and jaw.

The motive for the attack is unclear. Police say they’re looking for a man with medium height and build who was wearing dark clothes.

More information will be provided by the Vancouver Police Department as it comes.

If you have information on this assault, call the Vancouver Police at 604-717-0603.

DH Vancouver Staff
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