Vancouver Police are warning the public after a teenage girl was attacked while waiting for the bus.

At approximately noon on July 8th, a 15 year old girl from Vancouver was waiting at a bus stop in the 2300 block of East 49th Avenue near Nanaimo Street. She was approached by a man who forced her to the ground and groped her.

The girl screamed for help and fought off her attacker, who then fled on foot.

Police are looking for an Asian man in his 40s, approximately 5’6″ tall with a thin build. He was unshaven, spoke with an accent and wore grey cargo style shorts, a white shirt and a yellow or white hat.

Anyone who has information about this attack is asked to call the Vancouver Police Sex Crimes Unit at (604) 717-0603 or Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477.