Hamilton police looking for assault suspect


Hamilton police are appealing to the public for help in locating a fugitive.

Police say an assault investigation dating back to November 2019 resulted in Derrick MacDonald, 34, being charged with assault, forcible confinement and failing to comply with probation.

Police allege the accused is also wanted on an outstanding warrant of arrest with the Niagara Regional Police Service for failing to comply with probation.

Police say they have been actively attempting to locate and arrest the accused for the past five months.

He is believed to be in the Hamilton and Niagara regions.

Anyone who sees the accused is asked to not approach and call 9-1-1 immediately. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact D/C Scott Yuill by calling 905-546-8911.

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