Halifax Regional Police charge dentist with eight counts of assault

Halifax police news

Police have charged a dentist in relation to a number of incidents where he was accused of assaulting patients.

In November of 2020, Halifax Regional Police received numerous reports that a man who was working as a dentist had assaulted patients at numerous locations over a period of time from the 1970's to 2020.

Yesterday, investigators from the Special Victims Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division arrested a 78-year-old-man. He is scheduled to appear in court at a later date to face eight counts of assault in relation to eight separate incidents involving eight victims.
We thank all of the complainants for coming forward so these incidents could be fully investigated. We appreciate their patience and cooperation over the past 15 months.