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Police request public’s assistance identifying suspect in sexual assault
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man in relation to a sexual assault that occurred yesterday in Halifax.
At approximately 12:20 p.m. a man approached a woman not known to him in Point Pleasant Park near the Young Avenue entrance and attempted to touch her in a sexual manner.
The suspect is described as a man with a dark complexion in his late 20’s to early 30’s, slim build, 5’8”, with a closely shaved/groomed beard. At the time of the incident, the man was wearing dark pants and a baseball cap and had a dark backpack.
Anyone with information about the man or the incident or video from the area is asked to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or using the P3 Tips App.