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RCMP charge man for sexual offences committed against youths
Barrington RCMP has charged a man after he committed sexual offences against two youths.
On October 7, 2021, RCMP received a report that two youths in the Barrington area had been lured for a sexual purpose by a man. Police began an investigation and determined that both youths had been lured for sex over a social media platform by the man. The man made arrangements with the youths to pick them up and then took them to a property where he sexually assaulted them.
Through the investigation, officers determined the suspect was a 28-year-old man from Halifax. With assistance from Halifax Regional Police and Halifax District RCMP, the man was contacted, and on November 17, the man turned himself in.
Kane Story Buchanan, 28, of Halifax, has been charged with Sexual Assault (2 counts), Sexual Interference (2 counts) and Invitation to Sexual Touching (2 counts). Buchanan was remanded into custody and will appear in Yarmouth Provincial Court today for a bail hearing.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Barrington RCMP at 902-637-2325. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.