Police search for suspect in Hamilton sexual assault
Published April 29, 2022 at 2:13 pm
The Hamilton Police Service is searching for a man suspected of sexual assault in the city’s downtown core.
The incident occurred on Mar. 12, 2022, shortly before 1 p.m.
Police say an individual was sexually assaulted in the area of Main and Bay streets before the suspect fled eastbound on Main in a dark-coloured vehicle.
The suspect is described as a white, 5-foot-7 male between the ages of 45 and 55. He has grey and dark coloured hair that is thinning at the top. He also has goatee-style facial hair.
Police say at the time of the offence, the suspect was wearing dark pants, dark New Balance running shoes, and a New Balance zip-up jacket.
“Hamilton Police want all survivors of sexual violence to know that we believe them and we will respect their choice when and how they report an incident,” issued the service.
If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation, you are asked to contact Detective Constable Shannon McLean at 905-546-4614 or Detective Sergeant Jennifer Currie at 905-546-4962.