News

Police ID South Surrey sexual assault suspect

Police are looking for Dardan Elbasani, who has been charged in connection with a June 16 sexual assault in South Surrey. -
Police are looking for Dardan Elbasani, who has been charged in connection with a June 16 sexual assault in South Surrey.
— image credit:

Police investigating a June 16 sex assault in South Surrey are warning the public their prime suspect has a history of violent attacks against women – and they don't know where he is.

The assault occurred in Southmere Village Park, when a woman out for a walk was assaulted by a man who emerged from the bushes. The assailant fled after the woman screamed continually. Investigation has led to charges of sexual assault causing bodily harm against a 23-year-old man.

Police say Dardan Elbasani – who is also wanted on outstanding warrants in Surrey, White Rock and Langley – is considered a risk to public safety. He is described as a clean-shaven Caucasian with short, sandy-blond hair. He is 5'9", with a lean build and partially finished tattoo on his right arm.

Anyone with information as to Elbasani's whereabouts is asked to contact police at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Comments are closed

You might like ...

On the Hill today: Netflix on the defensive
 
B.C. teachers endorse six-year deal, 86 per cent in favour (with VIDEO)
 
Girls rewarded after returning stolen money
Secret Service boosts security outside White House
 
New Brunswick Tories ran positively: premier
 
Putin to Ukraine: begin immediate talks on east
Rivermen extend coach
 
New Brunswick looks for new McKenna miracle
 
No CF-18 replacement contract until 2018

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 18 edition online now. Browse the archives.