RCMP investigating incident on walking path

Crime Of The Week

June 8, 2018, Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia … Halifax District RCMP is asking for public assistance following an incident that occurred last evening in Cole Harbour.

Just before 7:30 p.m. last evening, a 13-year-old girl was walking south on John Stewart Dr. in Cole Harbour when she was grabbed from behind and pulled by her arm in to a walking path towards the woods. The suspect pulled her a short distance down the walking path until the girl was able to run away. The girl was not injured during the incident.

The suspect is described as a white male, early twenties, approximately 5”10, lean build, dark hair, shaved on sides and brush cut on top, wearing black sneakers, blue jeans and a teal coloured 3-button t-shirt.

RCMP is asking anyone who might have been in the area around the time of the incident to contact them. This includes a woman who was observed by the victim walking her German Shepherd dog with a red leash prior to the incident.

If you have any information about this incident you are asked to contact the Halifax District RCMP at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.