Woman sitting in parked car groped by man in East Vancouver

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Police are searching for a suspect after a woman was sexually assaulted in East Vancouver.

At around 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday night, a 41-year-old woman was sitting in her parked car near Nootka and East Broadway when a man opened the door and grabbed and groped her. The woman managed to close and lock the door and the man ran away.

Police conducted a search of the neighbourhood, but they found nothing.

The man is described by police as white, about 30 years old, and wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information on this assault should contact the VPD at 604-717-3321 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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