Abbotsford police release composite sketch of suspect in violent attack

Abbotsford police hope this drawing of a suspect, sought after a 23-year-old woman was pushed and restrained, will help people come forward to identify him.

Police say man in his thirties pushed a woman, then tried to restrain her

The Abbotsford Police Department released this sketch on Dec. 16, 2017 of a suspect in a violent assault, which occurred on Maclure Road on Nov. 14. (Abbotsford Police Department)

Abbotsford police have released a composite sketch of a suspect in a violent assault in Abbotsford.last month.

The assault occurred Nov. 14 at 9 p.m. PT in the 31000-block of Maclure Road.

Police say an unknown man followed a 23-year-old woman for one block, then pushed her from behind and tried to restrain her. 

The woman was able to free herself and run away. Police say she was physically unhurt.

A closed circuit TV camera spotted the man prior to the assault. 

Police say an unknown man was following a young woman for one block, before he assaulted and restrained her. (Abbotsford Police Department)

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Abbotsford Police Department or Crime Stoppers.