More ‘inappropriate touching’ cases reported in Williams Lake

The Williams Lake RCMP are investigating three reports of inappropriate touching

  • Apr. 12, 2012 10:00 a.m.

The Williams Lake RCMP are investigating three reports of inappropriate touching

by a male in residential areas in the vicinity of Western Avenue, Pigeon Avenue and Boundary

Street in Williams Lake.

The first incident took place on April 9, at about 6 p.m. on Western Avenue. The offender, while walking past an adult female, inappropriately touched her.

The offender was described as a Caucasian male approximately 16 years of age. He has shoulder length, black, curly hair and was wearing white shoes, blue jeans and a blue T-shirt. He was walking two dogs at the time, a yellow and brown puppy and a small breed dog similar in appearance to a husky.

On the April 11, between noon and 1 p.m. in the vicinity of Pigeon Avenue and Boundary Street, two more incidents of inappropriate sexual touching took place involving two adult females.

In this case, the offender was described by one victim as Caucasian and by the other victim as possibly being non-white but with a fair complexion.

The suspect is between 16 and 18 years of age, with black, straight, ear-length hair. A distinctive feature of the suspect in one of these incidents is that he had braces on his teeth.

A clothing description for the offender suggests that he was wearing a black and white windbreaker-type jacket, black pants and black skater-type running shoes.

The police investigation into these incidents is ongoing to identify the suspect and determine if these incidents are related.

The police are encouraging everyone to be aware of their surroundings and to call the police should they witness any suspicious activities.

Anyone who has witnessed these events or can provide information pertaining to these investigations is asked to contact the Williams Lake RCMP at 250-392-6211 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222TIPS (8477).