Man wanted for Burnaby SkyTrain sex assault arrested in Montreal

A Vancouver man wanted for an alleged sexual assault at a Burnaby SkyTrain station has been arrested in Montreal.

The assault happened shortly after midnight on Feb. 18 at the Edmonds SkyTrain station where a 22-year-old Vancouver woman was approached while waiting for the train. She was asked for the time then assaulted several times while getting on and off the train, according to Transit Police.

The suspect was arrested with the help of a friend of the victim and later released with conditions and a promise to appear in court. When the suspect breached the conditions, Transit Police obtained a Canada wide warrant for his arrest.

The suspect was located in Montreal where Montreal police arrested him and remanded him in custody. He will be transported back to Vancouver to appear in court this week.

Charged with one count of sexual assault and one count of breach of recognizance is George Harvey Roti, 23, of no fixed address in Vancouver.

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