North Vancouver RCMP are calling it “extremely rare” and “highly concerning.”
A woman in her 80’s was sexually assaulted by a stranger in her own lower Ridgeway area home early this morning.
“An unknown male entered a single family residence occupied by a lone elderly female. At that point the woman was sexually assaulted. The mid 80-year old victim was taken to hospital for an examination; she is presently being supported by family members and victims services. It is unclear how the suspect gained access to the residence, or if this was a targeted or random incident.”
Cpl. Richard De Jong says the woman is traumatized.
No suspect description is available.