Burnaby, North Van RCMP issue alerts for separate indecent acts

One man in Burnaby and another in North Vancouver are sought by RCMP for performing indecent acts.

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Burnaby RCMP is seeking additional witnesses and information as police look to identify the suspect in an indecent act.

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On Thursday RCMP received a report that a driver was seen masturbating inside a vehicle while at a red light beside a westbound 136 bus on Lougheed Highway near Gaglardi Way around 3:55 pm

Video capture of a suspect in Burnaby on May 12.
Video capture of a suspect in Burnaby on May 12. Photo by RCMP

A teenage victim on the bus took a video of the suspect, who is described as white, about 50 years old with a medium to heavy build and wearing a black jacket with white stripes. The suspect’s vehicle appears to be grey.

Officers are also interested in speaking with other passengers who were on board the westbound 136 Brentwood Station bus at the time who may have information.

“The Burnaby RCMP is looking to speak with anyone else, including drivers or other bus passengers, who may have also witnessed this indecent act or seen the suspect or his vehicle. This is concerning behaviour. Police want the public to be aware of this incident and to report any similar activity,” said Cpl. Alexa Hodgins with Burnaby RCMP.

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Suspect in an indecent act in North Vancouver April 22 on the Spirit Trail.
Suspect in an indecent act in North Vancouver April 22 on the Spirit Trail. Photo by RCMP

North Vancouver RCMP also seek public assistance to identify a suspect of an indecent act last month on the Spirit Trail at Waterfront Park.

The suspect male exposed himself to a woman at about 6:35 am on April 22 she was sitting on a bench at a bend in the pathway on the trail where it faces the water. The woman was physically unharmed in the incident.

The male is described as white, about 57 years old with an unkempt appearance. He is about 200 to 260 lbs and about six feet to 6 foot 3.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call North Vancouver RCMP at 604-985-1311 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


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