SiRT takes over investigation into sexual assault by RCMP member

Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT)

An investigation into a sexual assault by a member of Northeast Nova District RCMP has been referred to the Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT).

The Mounties say they were advised of the allegation on Wednesday.

The RCMP contacted SiRT, in accordance with the Police Act, to take over the investigation.

No other information about the incident has been released by the RCMP.