Investigators appeal for information in relation to sexual assault

January 13, 2023, Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia… Investigators from the RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are appealing for information in relation to a sexual assault that occurred last evening on Gammon Lake Dr. in Lawrencetown.

On January 12, a youth was walking near the intersection of Gammon Lake Dr. and Lawrencetown Rd. when they were approached by an unknown man. The man shouted at the youth, ran toward the youth, and then sexually assaulted the youth before fleeing in a black car, which was parked nearby.

The man is described as being white, in his late 30s to early 40s, approximately 5’9” in height with a thick build. He has two barbell piercings above his left eye. At the time of the assault, the man was wearing black pants, a black hoodie, black Nike sneakers with white lettering and a black bandana covering his mouth.

There’s no further description of the black car he was driving.

Investigators are asking anyone who may’ve seen the man in the area yesterday, or anyone with information related to this incident, to contact police 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, or use the P3 Tips App.

The investigation is ongoing and being led by the Special Victims Section of the RCMP/HRP Integrated Criminal Investigation Division.