Nova Scotia

RCMP investigating assault in Lower Sackville

The RCMP is investigating a sexual assault that happened Saturday morning in Lower Sackville.

The RCMP is investigating a sexual assault that happened Saturday morning in Lower Sackville.

Police say a 37-year-old woman was attacked on a footpath near Glendale Drive.

A passerby who spotted the woman in the ditch called police to the area around 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

"We believe the victim and the assailant were at a bar on Sackville Drive, left that area and went over to Glendale [Drive] from Sackville Drive where the assault occurred," said Staff Sgt. Scott Warnica.

RCMP say it was not a random assault and that woman knew her attacker.

The woman is in hospital getting treatment.