County man charged with multiple offences resulting from sexual assault

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...

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Stellarton Police investigation sexual assault

Stellarton Police are investigating a sexual assault. According to police, the incident occurred around 5 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6 on Foster Avenue. The accused, a 24-year-old from Stellarton, was arrested a short time later in Stellarton. He will appear in Provincial Court later today on charges of break and enter, sexual assault and possession of...

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Theatre Antigonish tackles sexual assault and revenge in This is for you, Anna

ANTIGONISH – Theatre Antigonish is once again tackling a difficult but contemporary social issue with its upcoming production titled This is for you, Anna. On stage for two nights only, February 9 and 10, the play is a haunting exploration of the issues surrounding sexual violence, revenge, feminism, and motherhood. First written in 1983, but...

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Sex assault charge being investigated

ANTIGONISH – Antigonish District RCMP is investigating an allegation of sexual assault following a complaint made an 18-year-old woman on November 22. The assault occurred on the campus of St. Francis Xavier University during the weekend of November 18/19. RCMP arrested two men on the evening of November 22 in connection with the complaint. During the...

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Westville man facing child pornography charges

WESTVILLE – A 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged with sex crimes. On October 11, the RCMP Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit searched a home in Westville. With assistance from the RCMP Technological Crime Unit, Westville Police Service, Pictou District RCMP, the RCMP Special Operations Tactical Search Team, and the RCMP North East Nova...

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