Calgary

C-Train sex assault suspect sought after woman grabbed 'inappropriately'

Calgary police are looking for a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman on the C-Train earlier this month.

Police say the man left the train at Dalhousie Station

Calgary police shared this still from surveillance video of a man they say is suspected of sexually assaulting a woman on the C-Train. (Calgary Police Service)

Calgary police are looking for a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman on the C-Train earlier this month. 

The woman was on a northwest-bound C-Train on July 7 around 3:40 p.m. when she was approached by a man who sat near her and began chatting, police said in a release.

It's believed the man touched the woman's arms before grabbing her "inappropriately." She then moved to the other end of the C-Train car and the man disembarked the train at Dalhousie Station.

Police shared a video of the suspect boarding the C-Train at Banff Trail Station and leaving it at Dalhousie.

Calgary police shared this video of a man they say is suspected of sexually assaulting a woman on the C-Train. 0:41

The suspect is described as:

  • Male, with a long grey and white beard.
  • Approximately 45- to 65-years-old.
  • Between five foot 10 inches and six feet tall.
  • Weighing 165 to 185 pounds. 
  • Wearing a white turban, sunglasses or glasses, a white shirt and pants, black vest, dark dress shoes, a gold watch with brown strap and carrying a black shoulder bag. 

CPS are asking anyone with information about the man's identity to call 403-266-1234, or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously. 

Police say this man is a suspect in a sexual assault that took place on a C-Train on July 7. (Calgary Police Service)