British Columbia

Man in custody after alleged sex assault on SkyTrain

A 56-year-old man is in custody following two alleged sexual assaults on a young woman on the SkyTrain, and later at the Joyce Street Station bus loop.

A 21-year-old woman was attacked twice, first on a train and then bus loop, say police

A 21-year-old woman was allegedly sexually assaulted twice while using public transit just after midnight Saturday. (CBC)

A 56-year-old man is in custody after a young woman was allegedly sexually assaulted twice while riding the SkyTrain early Saturday morning.

Metro Vancouver Transit Police say a 21-year-old woman was attacked on the SkyTrain between the Broadway and Joyce Street stations just after 12:00 a.m., and again at the Joyce Street station bus loop.

A man was taken into custody soon after by Vancouver Police Department officers.

It's not known if the woman suffered injuries from the alleged assaults.

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