A 21 year old female was walking on Agricola St between West St and Cunard St in the early morning hours, between 1:50 am and 2:05 am.
As she was walking, a lone male standing on the sidewalk called out to her that he would telephone a taxi for her. As she approached this male he grabbed her, pushed her up against the wall of a building and sexual assaulted her. The female was able to break free from the male and run away. She made her way home and then attended the QE2 hospital where she was treated and released. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 24 years of age, 5’10 in height, with medium length light brown hair with some scruff on his face, wearing jeans and a black jacket. This incident is currently under investigation by the HRP/RCMP Integrated Sexual Assault Investigative Team. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 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.