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Police on the lookout for suspect in Creekside assault

Police Briefs: Suspect allegedly struck victim several times before fleeing on foot



Whistler police are searching for a suspect linked to a reported assault in Creekside earlier this month, according to a release.

At about 1:50 a.m. last Wednesday, Feb. 6, Whistler RCMP received a complaint of an assault that had occurred in the 2100 block of Lake Placid Road. Investigators have since learned that the victim was trying to escort a male out of a business in the area when he allegedly struck the victim “several times” before fleeing on foot.

Police described the suspect as a 27- to 28-year-old man of possible Asian or First Nations descent, approximately 5-10 tall, with long black hair in a ponytail and scruff on his face. At the time of the incident, he was seen wearing a white jacket, a silver and gold logo shirt and black pants, and was carrying a blue, yellow and black snowboard and a satchel-type handbag.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Whistler RCMP at 604-932-3044, or Sea to Sky Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or to remain anonymous.