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RCMP seek leads on Salmon Arm assault after three women groped

Attacker groped 3 women

Police in Salmon Arm are seeking information on a sexual assault.

On Thursday, about 5 p.m., three young women near the corner of 30th Street NE and 9th Ave NE in Salmon Arm were sexually assaulted by an unknown man

The suspect ran away towards the Trans-Canada Highway, and the victims immediately called police.

The man is described as Caucasian, about six feet tall with a medium build, not clean-shaven, and had a raspy voice.

The suspect groped all three women before fleeing.

Police patrolled the area, but were unable to locate the man, who was last seen wearing a surgical mask, dark hoodie, baggy sweatpants and sunglasses with the colours blue and green.

Salmon arm RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the suspect.

Anyone with information or dashcam or surveillance video from the area, or who saw someone matching the suspect description is asked to call Salmon Arm RCMP at 250-832-6044.

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