On January 30 at 9:45 p.m. a 20-year-old woman was walking on Edward Street when she was approached by a man who grabbed her and demanded her wallet. The man forcibly held on to her while making sexual comments and touching her inappropriately. The victim fought the suspect and he eventually left on foot empty handed. The victim returned home and called police.
The suspect is described as a white male, 45 to 50-years-old, 5'8"-5'9", 220 lbs, husky build, wearing a black rain coat style jacket, possibly dark jeans, black baseball cap. His speech was slightly slurred.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call 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.