Officers assigned to the Special Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a sexual assault that took place overnight in Dartmouth.
On July 30 at approximately 12:45 a.m., a woman was walking on a pathway that connects Collins Grove Road and Regal Road when a man approached her from behind, threatened her and then touched her in a sexual manner over her clothing. The victim was able to make her way home where she later called police.
The suspect is described as a white man in his forties, 5’8”, medium build with light-coloured eyes and short, light-coloured hair. He was wearing a dark-coloured hoodie at the time of the incident.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 902-490-5016. 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 texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.