Police in Nanaimo have released this composite sketch of a suspect who grabbed a female student at Vancouver Island University in March.

Police in Nanaimo have released this composite sketch of a suspect who grabbed a female student at Vancouver Island University in March.

Police release sketch of suspect

NANAIMO – RCMP release sketch of suspect who grabbed a female student at Vancouver Island University.

  • May. 22, 2013 6:00 p.m.

Nanaimo Mounties have released a composite sketch of a male who attempted to grab a female in late March as she walked through a parking lot at Vancouver Island University.

The incident occurred March 28 at about 6:45 p.m. in a parking lot near Building 180.

The 20-year-old female student was not physically injured and managed to fight the male off. She then ran and alerted security.

The suspect male is Caucasian, in his early 20s and has dark, wavy hair. He has a thin build and is approximately 5′ 10″ to 6′ tall and was wearing a navy blue nylon jacket over a black sweater and had on light blue jeans. He also wore navigator sunglasses.

Anyone with any information about this incident or the suspect, is asked to call Const. Bill Bain of the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.