Police searching for Fletchers Lake alleged assault suspect

RCMP badge. (Police photo)

FLETCHERS LAKE: RCMP are searching for a suspect in relation to an alleged assault that occurred on Holland Road in Fletchers Lake on April 21.

In a release, Halifax District RCMP Cpl. Lisa Croteau said that at approximately 8:10 p.m. on April 21, police received a report of a woman walking along Holland Road when she was approached by a man and assaulted.

“The woman yelled and got away while the man ran away into the woods,” said Cpl. Croteau.

Police searched the area with assistance of the Halifax Regional Police K9 Unit but did not locate the suspect.

The suspect is described as a white man, between 17 and 22-year-old, slim build and light brown hair.  He was wearing a light pink hoodie, black jogging pants with a white stripe and a black baseball cap.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 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.