Hamilton personal support worker arrested and charged with sex assault


Published June 5, 2023 at 3:58 pm

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A 47-year-old personal support worker from Hamilton has been charged with sexual assault.

Hamilton police have arrested Ogaga Owharosighe after an investigation into an alleged sexual assault that occurred in April. Police said the man was working as a personal support worker at the time. Police believe there may be more victims.

They encourage anyone with information to contact Det. Const. Shannon McLean of the Sex Crimes Unit at 905-546-4614 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 them online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com

For confidential support, call the Sexual Assault Centre’s 24-hour support line at 905-525-4162. Connect at www.sacha.ca, 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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