Toddler sexually assaulted in Halifax: police


HALIFAX – Halifax police say they’re investigating the sexual assault of a toddler.

Police say it happened around 5:30 p.m. Friday in the area of Wood Avenue in Halifax.

Police say a young girl was outside playing with a group of children when a man asked her to come with him, then took her behind a building and touched her in a sexual manner.

The incident was reported to police just before 8 p.m. the same evening.

The suspect is described only as a black man with a chubby nose and cheeks, wearing a bicycle helmet and riding a bike.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.