Halifax Regional Police responded to the Halifax Waterfront area in relation to a sexual assault complaint. A 17 year old called police to report as he was sitting on a bench in the area and an unknown man sat down next to him and sexually assaulted him by reaching under his clothes. The 17 year old pushed his assailant away and ran off. The man was described as 40-50 years old, white, tall and skinny. Officers have yet to locate the suspect and the investigation is continuing at this time.
Investigators are asking anyone with information about this incident or the 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 texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637
Source: Media Release