December 19, 2018 8:39 pm
Updated: December 19, 2018 8:43 pm

SiRT investigating sexual assault allegation made against N.S. RCMP member

SiRT says the officer has been arrested and released.

The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan

Nova Scotia’s police watchdog is investigating a sexual assault allegation that has been made against an RCMP member.

The Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT) says the alleged assault happened at a party held at the home of another RCMP member.

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SiRT says those involved were not known to each other before the party, and that the RCMP member has been arrested and released.

Charges have yet to be laid, according to SiRT, and a summons to appear in court will be issued.

No other details have been released.

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The Serious Incident Response Team is responsible for investigating all serious incidents involving police in Nova Scotia, whether or not there is an allegation of wrongdoing

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