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N.S. man charged after youth sexually assaulted at equestrian facility

A 68-year-old man has been charged for allegedly sexually assaulting a youth at an equestrian facility. Global News / File

Pictou County District RCMP has charged a Plymouth, N.S., man in relation to an alleged sexual assault against a minor.

In a release Wednesday, police said they received a complaint on Monday about a sexual assault that occurred at an equestrian facility in Plymouth.

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“The investigation resulted in charges against a 68-year-old man, from Plymouth, in relation to a youth victim,” the release said.

Herbert Allison Best is scheduled to appear in Pictou Provincial Court on Aug. 2, 2022.

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Best was released on conditions, which do not allow him to frequent locations where children under the age of 18 are known to frequent, unless he has the supervision of a responsible adult over the age of 25.

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Police say they believe there may be other victims and anyone with information is asked to contact the Pictou County district RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

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