Police investigate sexual assault

Powell River RCMP is investigating a sexual assault that occurred at approximately 6 am on Saturday, December 30. When police attended the scene on the 4300 block of Joyce Avenue, they found a distraught 41-year old woman, according to RCMP sergeant Kevin Day.

The woman reported that an unknown male had entered her residence and sexually assaulted her. She was taken to Powell River General Hospital with undisclosed injuries. The male suspect has not been identified.

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Day said police are asking anyone who may have witnessed seeing a male on foot near the scene on Joyce Avenue at approximately 6 am on December 30 to call the RCMP at 604-485-6255 or anonymously through Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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