West Division Units responded to the area of Winners on Chain Lake Drive in Bayers Lake yesterday just after 4pm to a report of a sexual assault. Officers learned after speaking to the complainant she was walking in the area and a man who was not known to her started to engage her in conversation. During the conversation the man attempted to kiss the female complainant and sexually assaulted her overtop of her clothing. The female broke away from the man and ran to safety.
The suspect in this matter is described as a black man with grey hair who appeared to be in his 60s. He was wearing a blue jacket.
The file has been referred to the Sexual Assault Investigation Team for follow up.
The investigation into this matter is continuing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact 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.