Police arrest 47-year-old man after woman reports sexual assault in Halifax

Police have arrested a 47-year-old man after receiving a report he had entered a residence and sexually assaulted a woman in Halifax on Friday.

Investigators said the suspect initially fled a Cunard Street home before the woman contacted police shortly before noon.

Police said later in the evening that the sexual assault team had a man in custody.

Spokeswoman Stephanie Carlisle said the investigation in continuing.