NORTH VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – RCMP have released a composite sketch of a man who is suspected of sexually assaulting a teenage girl at her home in North Vancouver.
    
Cpl. Holly Marks says the girl had just returned home after picking up her report card at school last week when a man knocked on the door and said her parents contracted him to do some yard work.
    
Marks says the suspect, who is believed to be about 45, knew the girl’s first name, and her dad’s name, and convinced her to let him in the house, where he sexually assaulted her.

She says the girl has been pretty traumatized which is why it has taken this long to release a composite sketch of the suspect. “The young girl was quite traumatized so it takes some time for the information to settle in your mind.”
    
The teen’s father says the incident has been traumatic for the whole family and that they want to ensure the same thing doesn’t happen to anyone else.
    
Marks is reminding parents to talk to their kids about safety precautions when no adults are home and someone knocks on the door.
    
Marks says older children or teens should check the peep hole and not open the door to anyone they don’t know. “Confirm with their parents that is somebody who was hired to be there today, and if that person is overly persistent, police should be called.”