Yarmouth Municipal RCMP charges man for sexual assault; “woman had been sexually assaulted by her male therapist in Yarmouth

Yarmouth, Nova Scotia – Yarmouth Municipal RCMP General Investigation Section has charged a man in relation to a sexual assault investigation in Yarmouth.

On May 4, 2021, Yarmouth Municipal RCMP received a report that a woman had been sexually assaulted by her male therapist in Yarmouth in December 2020. Police began an investigation, and on May 14, 2021, a 46-year-old man was arrested in Yarmouth without incident.

Arrested
File Photo – Arrested

Dominic Deveau of Yarmouth has been charged with Sexual Assault and was released by a Justice of the Peace on a number of conditions, including that he does not provide counselling or therapeutic services in a professional capacity. Deveau will appear in Yarmouth Provincial Court on July 19, 2021, at 9:30 a.m.

The investigation is continuing, and investigators believe that there may be more victims. If you are a victim, or have any information related to these incidents, please contact the Yarmouth Municipal RCMP General Investigation Section at 902-742-8777. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

File # 2021-605237

Nova Scotia RCMP

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