For Immediate release:

Police investigating a report of a man exposing himself on Leland Street

On Wednesday February 15th, 2017, shortly after 3:00pm, a 20 year old woman was walking northbound along Leland Street approaching Ward Avenue. As she was walking along she saw what is believed to be a dark gold coloured Jeep Grand Cherokee driving southbound towards Leland.

The Jeep pulled up next to her which is when she noticed that the man driving had his jeans unzipped and was exposing himself and believed to be masturbating.

The driver of the vehicle fled southbound when the woman said she was contacting the police.

The suspect described in this incident is as follows:

Male, White, in his 50's, with a medium build, unshaven face with a greying moustache, He was wearing a black coloured T-shirt and blue jeans. The vehicle was similar to a dark gold Jeep Grand Cherokee with several rust spots throughout.

Anyone who may have information about this crime is asked to contact police. Police are also reminding the public to call 9-1-1 for any crimes in progress. Anyone who may have information about this crime who wishes to remain anonymous is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit tips and information online at http://crimestoppershamilton.com

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Constable Steve Welton

Hamilton Police Media Relations Officer