Calgary, AB,

Police looking to identify northwest sexual assault suspect

We are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a sexual assault in Calgary’s northwest community of Varsity.

Today, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023, the victim was returning home when they were sexually assaulted by an unknown man. At approximately 1 a.m., the victim left the Dalhousie CTrain station and was followed by an unknown man to a nearby dog park.

A witness intervened, which caused the suspect to flee on foot.

The suspect is described as male, approximately 25 to 35 years old, approximately 6’ tall with a slim build. It is also believed he spoke with an accent. At the time of the assault, he was wearing a black jacket , black hood, baseball cap, black jeans and tan boots.

A vehicle fleeing the scene is described as a silver sun-faded car with a sunroof and a dark-coloured stripe on roof behind the sunroof. At this point in the investigation, it is not known if the vehicle is associated with this incident.

“We are working around the clock to identify this suspect and keep the public safe from further attacks,” says Staff Sergeant Michelle Doyle of the Calgary Police Service’s Sexual Assault Investigative Unit.

Anyone with information about this incident or the suspect is asked to contact police by calling 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
APP: P3 Tips

Case # CA23045412/4808/4714