Surrey RCMP investigate after girl says suspicious person followed her in Whalley

Surrey RCMP investigate after girl says suspicious person followed her in Whalley

Young girl was walking in the 14400-block of 102nd avenue Wednesday morning

* This story was updated at 4:01 pm April 26 with a description of the suspect.

SURREY — Mounties are investigating after a young girl reported being followed by a “suspicious person” in Whalley Wednesday (April 25).

Surrey RCMP Corporal Elenore Sturko said police received a report at 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday that an “unknown person” followed a young girl who was walking in the 14400-block of 102nd avenue.

“The unknown person followed the girl until she caught up with a group of people walking in the area,” Sturko said in a press release.

On Thursday, RCMP sent a release that described the suspect as a “light skinned male, possibly of Asian descent, approximately 6’0” tall, with a medium build.”

Police say the suspect was wearing a black hoodie, dark pants and a dark blue balaclava type mask. A colourful tattoo was visible on his lower wrist.

Anyone with more information is asked to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502. If you wish to make an anonymous report please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or go to solvecrime.ca.



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