Woman sexually assaults motorist after asking for a ride

Halifax Regional Police is investigating a sexual assault that occurred earlier this week in Halifax.

On October 11 at approximately 11:45 p.m. a woman flagged down a passing motorist on Kearney Lake Road and asked for a drive as her vehicle had broken down. The woman sexually assaulted the female driver during the drive.  When the vehicle stopped, the woman took the driver’s cell phone and fled on foot.

The suspect is described as white, in her late thirties, approximately 5’4” tall, 130 lbs., with medium- length black hair and a flower tattoo on her left hand. At the time of the incident, she was wearing a dark jacket and black pants.

We are not releasing any further details out of respect and concern for the victim’s privacy and well-being.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact 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 by using the P3 Tips app.

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