A 21-year-old female was walking on Agricola Street between West Street and Cunard Street in the early morning hours, between 1:50 a.m. and 2:05 a.m. yesterday, Feb. 13. 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 was sent to the QEII hospital where she was treated and released.
The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 24 years of age, five-foot-ten in height, with medium length light brown hair with some scruff on his face. At the time of the incident, he was wearing jeans and a black jacket.
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.