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Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in relation to an assault

**** HRP Media Release

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in relation to an assault.

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in relation to an assault that occurred in Halifax last night.

On July 21, 2019 at approximately 2:14 a.m. police were called to an assault that had just occurred in the area of Agricola Street and North Street, Halifax. A female walking in the area was physically assaulted by a male not known to her while walking home. The suspect tried to pull her to an isolated area. A passerby saw this take place and intervened and the suspect ran. ​ The victim suffered minor injuries.

The suspect is described as a white male with a medium build and wearing dark clothing and glasses, he may have had facial tattoos as well.

Police are asking anyone who has any information on this incident to contact police by calling 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 atwww.crimestoppers.ns.ca or using the P3 Tips App.

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