Woman assaulted while sleeping inside her vehicle in Surrey

May 23 2018, 6:14 am

Surrey RCMP is investigating after a woman was allegedly sexually assaulted while sleeping in her vehicle this past weekend.

According to police, the incident took place at Tannery Park sometime between 4:30 and 6:30 pm on Monday.

As the woman slept, an unknown man entered the vehicle and sexually assaulted her.

The woman was able to honk her horn which caused the male to flee in his vehicle.

Police describe the suspect as a Caucasian man, between 5o and 60 years old, with a medium build. He is balding and has white hair which is curling at the ends, and patchy facial stubble.

The suspect is also associated to an older model red car.

Now, Surrey RCMP’s General Investigations Unit is investigating the incident.

The incident is the second case of alleged sexual assault that took place in Surrey over the long weekend.

On Sunday, at approximately 5:15 am, a woman was walking in the area of 144th Street and 76th Avenue, when she was was grabbed by the arm and groped by a man who was passing by her in the opposite direction.

She responded by fighting back and forced the suspect to flee the scene.

Anyone with more information on either of these incidents is asked to contact the detachment at 604-599-0502.

Those who wish to leave an anonymous tip can do so by contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leaving a tip online at solvecrime.ca.

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