BANFF (660 NEWS) — RCMP in Banff are looking for a man involved in a sexual assault that took place on Monday.
Around 1:15 a.m. a 25-year-old woman was walking on Otter St. between Caribou St. and Wolf St. when she was approached from behind by a man.
She was struck and knocked to the ground and was touched by the suspect. The victim managed to fight off the man and ran.
The woman was unable to see the suspect because he approached her from behind — but described him as having a black jacket and smelling of cigarettes and liquor.
Banff RCMP encourages those who are out late at night to walk in pairs or use the town’s public transit if possible.
If you have any information on the incident, you are being asked to contact Crime Stoppers.