(Updated) Police have identified the woman and the man involved in the incident in Cole Harbour last night thanks to the assistance of the public.
Just after 10 p.m. last evening, Halifax District RCMP responded to a 911 call where a female was forcibly dragged into a vehicle by a male who then drove off with her.
Investigators with the Major Crime Unit, of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division, received information from the public which helped identify the man and woman. Investigators have confirmed the woman is safe.
The investigation is continuing.
Police would like to thank the public for their assistance through telephone calls, shares and retweets on social media.
Halifax District RCMP are investigating a complaint that a female was forcibly dragged into a vehicle by a male who then drove off with her. This occurred on Flying Cloud Drive just after 10 p.m. last night. The vehicle was last seen heading towards Gregory Drive. Police were not able to locate the vehicle, nor the suspect or victim.
The male suspect is described as a black male, 20-30 years of age, 5’8″-5’10”, thin build, wearing dark clothing.
The female is described as a white female, 18-20 years of age, blond hair, wearing a white tank top.
The vehicle is described as a dark coloured four door vehicle, with brake lights that light up the whole back of the vehicle, possibly a Dodge Charger or Dodge Dart.
If you have any information regarding this crime or witnessed any suspicious activity in the area during the night of July 3, you are asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award.
Source : Media Release