Halifax: Police Issue Warning Following Sexual Assault

Halifax Police are issuing a warning to residents following a sexual assault.

Chief Edward Broderick says a young woman was walking her dog on the bogs off Lingan St. around 4:30 p.m. Sunday when she was attacked by a man.

Broderick says that although they have not provided many details about the assault, they do have leads, and are not providing more information for the sake of the victim and to not compromise their investigation.

In the meantime Broderick is asking that anyone walking the area after dark, do it with a friend, or try to do their activities during the day.

Anyone with information on the incident is being asked to call Halifax Police.

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About Dan McCready

Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.