SiRT investigating sexual assault allegation against HRP officer

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The province's Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) is investigating an allegation of sexual assault made against a member of the Halifax Regional Police (HRP).

SiRT was contacted June 30th by a woman who alleged the incident took place earlier that evening while she was being transported to the detachment.

As a result, SiRT was contacted by HRP and has assumed responsibility for the investigation.

The Police Act requires a public report summarizing the result of the investigation be filed within three months after it is finished.