January 29, 2021 News, Safety

University RCMP would like to remind the public and students to be vigilant of their surroundings after a student was assaulted and robbed while out for a run in Pacific Spirit Park earlier this week.

On January 27, 2021 around noon, a UBC student was jogging on the Lily of the Valley Trail in Pacific Spirit Park when she was approached by an unknown man who struck her without warning and then fled with the woman’s cell phone.

The suspect is described:

• Caucasian,
• Mid-to-late 30s,
• 6 feet tall,
• Burly build with brown eyes.

At the time of the incident he was wearing:

• Dark-coloured toque,
• Green jacket,
• Black pants and black sport sunglasses.

The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries, was treated at hospital and released later that day.

For more information, please visit the RCMP Website.

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