Suspect sought in sex assault on teen in NW Calgary

Calgary police have released photos of both the suspect and a witness they're hoping has information

Calgary police released this CCTV photo of a suspect in a northwest sex assault. COURTESY CALGARY POLICE SERVICE

Calgary police are investigating after a 17-year-old woman reported being sexually assaulted in the northwest.

According to police, the girl was approached by a man at around 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2, while she was exiting the 8 Street CTrain station. Police said the pair had a brief conversation and the girl started walking to Kensington.

Police said the man followed her and struck up another conversation with the girl while sitting on a bench in the 1200 block of Kensington Close NW. That’s when police said the victim was sexually assaulted.

Police believe this woman may provide information valuable to the sex assault investigation. COURTESY CALGARY POLICE SERVICE

The man is described as having light-brown skin, black hair and moustache. He spoke with a Hispanic accent and wore tan pants and brown shoes.

They’re also looking for a potential witness who briefly spoke with the suspect and took his business card. The woman isn’t suspected of wrongdoing, but may have information that could help them, police said.

The woman is white, with dark hair, wearing a black jacket and ripped blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call Calgary police at 403-266-1234, CASE: #19379741/4277

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