Police have charged a person in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in Halifax earlier this yr. At the time of the assault, the person posed as a loss prevention officer at a division retailer.
On July 15 police obtained a report of a sexual assault that had occurred on July 13 on the Walmart positioned at 6990 Mumford Road. An worker, who was not working on the time, recognized himself as a loss prevention officer and touched a lady who was not identified to him in a sexual method.
Smit Vasantbhai Lanagariya, 21, is scheduled to seem in Halifax Provincial Court at a later date to face one depend of sexual assault.
It is essential for victims of sexual assault to know that we’re right here to assist. As a part of our sufferer-centered, trauma-knowledgeable method to sexualized violence, we work carefully with victims and guarantee their privateness is upheld and properly-being is absolutely thought of. We encourage anybody who has been sexually assaulted or harassed to succeed in out to police.