For Immediate Release
Bridgewater Police Service – Media Release
Date: November 22, 2023
Subject: Bridgewater Police Service arrest male and female for sexual assault, sexual interference (FILE #2023-1445185)
BRIDGEWATER, NS – On September 28, 2023, Bridgewater Police Service (BPS) became aware of the alleged sexual assault of a local teenager that reportedly occurred in Bridgewater earlier that month.
After a thorough investigation, it was determined that an adult male and an adult female were involved in committing the alleged sexual offences.
Stemming from that investigation, Matthew Finck and Miranda Young were both arrested for sexual assault and sexual interference on a youth. Both individuals are staying in the Bridgewater area from other regions of the province. The victim was known to both Finck and Young.
Finck has previous sexual assault charges before the court and similar convictions dating to 2016. He was on a Conditional Sentence Order at the time of the offence.
Both Finck and Young remain in custody at this time and they were scheduled to appear at the Bridgewater Justice Centre on November 22, 2023.
DO YOU HAVE INFORMATION?
If you have any information related to this matter, please contact Bridgewater Police Service at 902-543-2464.
PROS # 2023-1445185
Contact: Danny MacPhee, Deputy Chief