Just after 4 a.m. on June 1, a woman was walking home to her residence in the 5000 block of Charles Street in Halifax when she noticed a male following her. The male began to run after her and she started to run home. As he was running after her, he was yelling sexual comments. The woman managed to safely make it home where she then called police. Officers arrived on scene and located a 28-year-old man nearby matching the description given by the woman. The Halifax man was arrested for trespass by night and breaches of court orders and is currently in police custody. The file remains under investigation at the time of this report.
Officers are looking to speak with anyone who may have any knowledge of this incident and ask that they contact Halifax Regional 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 texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.