Halifax police have arrested and charged a Dartmouth teacher for an alleged sexual assault on a youth.
According to a news release, last August police received a report of a sexual assault that happened in a Dartmouth school in 2021. Investigators later arrested charged Matthew Douglas Moriarty, 42, on Nov. 9 and charged him with sexual assault and sexual exploitation.
The survivor was a youth at the time of the alleged incident and Moriarty was in a position of trust as a teacher.
Moriarty is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth provincial court at a later date.
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