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Woman sexually assaulted on escalator in downtown Vancouver, suspect arrested: police

A Vancouver man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman at the Granville SkyTrain Station Sunday afternoon.

The victim, a 25-year-old woman, was riding the escalator at the transit hub when police say a stranger assaulted her.

“She quickly called 911, which allowed our officers to respond immediately and arrest the 26-year-old suspect while he was still nearby,” Sgt. Steve Addison told CTV News.

Addison says the victim was not seriously injured but did receive treatment from BC Emergency Health Services.

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