Security guard allegedly assaulted during protest at NDP Convention in Hamilton

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Published October 14, 2023 at 6:29 pm

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A security guard was allegedly assaulted after a protest took place this afternoon at the Hamilton Convention Centre.

On Saturday (Oct. 14) at approximately 2:15 p.m.,  Hamilton Police responded to an alleged protest at 1 Summers Ln, where a two-day NDP Convention was also taking place.

According to police, between 25-30 individuals arrived to protest.

The protest reportedly occurred while NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh gave his speech during the second day of the convention right before a leadership vote.

During the incident, a security guard was assaulted, prompting an ongoing investigation by Hamilton Police.

Investigators say,  no arrests have been made, and the individuals involved left the area.

More information to follow as it becomes available.

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