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Halifax tattoo artist charged with sexual assault: police

Halifax Regional Police have charged a man in relation to two sexual assaults.
Halifax Regional Police have charged a man in relation to two sexual assaults. Getty Images

Police have charged a Halifax tattoo artist in connection with two sexual assaults in Halifax.

In June, police say they received reports from two separate victims who said they had been sexually assaulted by a man on separate occasions between March 2018 and June 2020 at residences in Halifax.

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The man also created intimate images of the woman.

On July 29, investigators arrested the man without incident and searched a residence on Cornwallis Street in Halifax. They seized electronic devices at the home.

Investigators have now charged Andrew Thomas Stones, 29, a Halifax-area tattoo artist, with one count of assault, two counts of sexual assault, and two counts of distributing intimate images.

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Stone is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court at a later date.