Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax last week.
On June 10, police received a report of a sexual assault that had occurred at approximately 4:25 p.m. at the Walmart located at 220 Chain Lake Drive. While inside the store, a man touched a female youth who was not known to him in a sexual manner. He then fled the store.
The suspect is described as a white man, in his 30s to 40s, approximately 6’ tall, with medium build, a scruffy beard and wearing a ball cap, dark pants and a gray t-shirt/hoodie.
We are not releasing further details out of respect and concern for the victim’s privacy and well-being.
We encourage anyone who is the victim of a sexual assault to contact police. We want victims to know they will not be judged, and will be treated with compassion, dignity and respect throughout the investigative process. More information on reporting sexual assaults is available on our website.
The investigation is ongoing, and police are asking anyone with information or video from the area to call 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 using the P3 Tips App.