Halifax Regional Police is investigating four separate sexual offences – a sexual assault and three indecent acts – that occurred Friday in the south end of Halifax.
On December 4 at approximately 1:50 p.m., a man approached a woman who was walking on Victoria Road near Lucknow Street, pulled up his jacket and appeared to have exposed himself. The women went into a nearby grocery store for approximately 20 minutes, and when she left the store, she saw the same man on Victoria Road and he appeared to be grabbing himself. The suspect is described as a black man with a light complexion, in his twenties and wearing a blue ski jacket with the hood up. (GO #15-171950)
At approximately 2 p.m., a man approached a woman who was walking on Fenwick Street near Morris Street. He reached out and touched her in a sexual manner over her clothing and then grabbed her by the arm. The woman kept walking and called police when she arrived home. The suspect is described as a black man with a light complexion or an Aboriginal man, early twenties, 6' and very skinny. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a grey toque rolled up at the forehead, a blue bomber style jacket zipped up all the way and light-coloured pants that appeared to be very dirty. He also had a black backpack on his back and was possibly wearing glasses. (GO #15-171945)
Between 2 p.m. and 2:15 p.m., a man exposed himself to a woman who was walking on Fenwick Street. The woman reported the matter to police at approximately 3 p.m. The suspect is described approximately 5’9”, slimmer build, wearing dark sweat pants and a jacket with the hood up. (GO #15-171980)
At approximately 2:15 p.m., a man approached a woman who was walking on Fenwick Street and stopped directly in front of her and dropped his pants, exposing himself. The woman walked past the man and he turned around and followed her. She went to her nearby apartment and closed the door. The suspect is described an Aboriginal man, 6’, skinny, wearing a blue jacket, grey sweat pants and reading glasses. He also had a black backpack. (GO #15-171979)
Investigators are exploring whether these incidents may be connected and ask anyone with information about these incidents to call 902-490-5016. 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.