Man exposes genitals to women on North Vancouver trail: RCMP

Jul 26 2019, 3:29 pm

Police are warning the public after a suspect allegedly exposed himself to two women on a trail in North Vancouver.

The incident took place on July 13, 2019, in the late afternoon.

According to a police report, two women were walking on the Upper Shinglebolt Trail, located west of Capilano Road in North Vancouver.

During the walk, they observed a male suspect pull up his shorts and expose his genitals as he ran by them.

The suspect is described as Indigenous and approximately 30-years-old. He’s around 6’0″ tall and has a lean build, dark short hair, and a goatee.

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At the time of the event, he was wearing red shorts, a tan-coloured sleeveless shirt, and running shoes.

He was also accompanied by a medium-sized, mixed-breed German Shepherd who was running off-leash.

Now, police are asking for anyone who may know this suspect to contact them.

“This is a popular dog-walking trail area off the west side of Capilano Road,” said Sgt. Peri Mainwaring in a press release. “It is believed to be an isolated incident but police are urging trail users to report any encounters of this nature to police.”

Those with information can contact the North Vancouver RCMP at 604-985-1311.