Police charge man in connection with Dartmouth sexual assault
Halifax Regional Police has charged a 50-year-old man with sexual assault in relation to an incident in Dartmouth on the Sunday morning.
Police say at approximately 7:45 a.m. on June 6, officers responded to a report of a sexual assault that had occurred in a building in the 0-100 block of Alderney Drive in Dartmouth.
According to police, the male suspect man approached a woman who was not known to him and sexually assaulted her. The man fled the area on foot. Later that morning, officers arrested the man without incident at a residence in Eastern Passage.
Fifty-year-old Marcus Stafford Yearwood is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on Monday to face charges of:
- Sexual assault
- Breach of a court order
Police are not releasing any further details out of respect and concern for the victim’s privacy and wellbeing.