Vancouver police are looking for people and witnesses of interest after a woman was sexually assaulted downtown earlier this month.
"This woman did everything right. She repelled the attacker, arrived in a safe place, and called 911," Const said. Tania Vicintin, in a statement on Friday.
"Her swift action allowed the investigator to secure important evidence, including the video released today."
Police said the 26-year-old A woman was walking near West Hastings and Hornby streets after midnight on June 11, when an unknown man grabbed her from behind and sexually assaulted her.
After repelling him, she ousted the suspect. According to police, the man appears to be in his forties and was last seen running south on Hornby Street.
Police are currently publishing videos of people of interest, and investigators are seeking help from the general public.
"This is a very serious incident and there are still many suspects, so we are concerned about the safety of the people," Visintin said.
"I would like to identify a man in this video. If you are aware of him or have seen the assault, call him immediately and talk to the investigator."
If you have any information, please call VPD Investigator (604-717-0603).
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