Police charge man in relation to sexual assault and criminal harassment incidents
Police have laid charges in relation to nine incidents where a man sexually assaulted or criminally harassed women in the Bedford area this month.
The incidents occurred between August 9 and 26 in the area of the Kearney Lake Dam Trail, Broad Street and a trail in the area of the 0 to 100 block of Amesbury Gate. In each case, a man approached a woman who was not known to him and touched her in a sexual manner or criminally harassed her.
Mohammad Jamal Shned Al-Dulaimi, 18, is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court today to face charges of:
Criminal harassment (x 7)
Sexual assault (x 6)
It is important for victims of sexual assault to know that we are here to help. As part of our victim-centered, trauma-informed approach to sexualized violence, we work closely with victims and ensure their privacy is upheld and well-being is fully considered. We encourage anyone who has been sexually assaulted or harassed to reach out to police.