Hamilton Police investigating sexual assault in east Hamilton


Published March 7, 2024 at 9:20 am

Hamilton Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault in east Hamilton and are asking residents and business owners in the area to review any surveillance footage that can help solve the case.

On Monday, February 26, 2024, at approximately 9:00 p.m., Hamilton Police responded to reports of a sexual assault near Mountain Brow Boulevard and Mohawk Road East on Monday, February 26 at approximately 9 p.m.

The suspect is described as a white-skinned man, approximately 30-40 years old. He was about six feet tall with reddish blonde hair, broad shoulders and an unshaven stubble. He was wearing a black jacket with the hood up, blue or black pants, black and white shoes and black leather gloves.

Police re asking residents to check their security cameras for any suspicious activity between 8 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Any information that could assist with this investigation, should be forwarded to Detective Ian Chan of the Sex Crimes Unit at (905) 546-8958 or the Sex Crimes Unit non-emergency line at (905) 540-5553.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com

“We want all survivors of sexual violence to know that we believe them and we will respect their choice as to when and how they report the incident,” Hamilton Police said in the news release. “There is no guaranteed way to prevent a sexual assault. Sharing the details of these assaults is intended to provide the community information, and people are encouraged to trust their instincts.”

For confidential support, please call the Sexual Assault Centre’s 24-hour support line at 905-525-4162 or connect at www.sacha.ca, or the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre at www.hhsc.ca/sadv or the Centre de Santé Communautaire www.cschn.ca

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