County man charged with multiple offences resulting from sexual assault

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A 24-year-old man has been charged with several offences relating to an incident that occurred May 2.

According to a press release received from the New Glasgow Regional Police Department, a 24-year-old from Pictou County has been charged with sexual assault, assault, breech of a release order, uttering threats and assault causing bodily harm.

Police say these charges are in relation to incident that occurred outside a New Glasgow residence on the evening of May 2.

Upon investigation, the suspect was arrested on Monday morning, May 3, was remained into custody and is scheduled to appear in Pictou Provincial Court today May 4.

New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit continue to investigate.