Police say the suspect is a white man in his twenties. On the night in question, he was wearing a black tank top, black shorts, black shoes with white socks and carrying a black Fit for Life duffel bag.

Halifax Regional Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in an assault that occurred last month in Halifax.

Police say they responded a report of a "physical disturbance in progress on a Halifax Transit bus" on the evening of July 27.

"While on scene, police received a report that a man had been assaulted by another man," the police said in a news release. "The suspect had left the area prior to police arrival."

Police say the suspect is a white man in his twenties. On the night in question, he was wearing a black tank top, black shorts, black shoes with white socks and carrying a black Fit for Life duffel bag.

Police are asking anyone with information on the suspect or the incident is asked to call the police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.caor by using the P3 Tips app.