Hamilton Police Investigating Assaults in Downtown Hamilton
Hamilton Police are looking to identify potential victims after a series of assaults in the downtown core.
On Thursday, April 15, 2021, at approximately 10:00 a.m., witnesses called police after a male was seen assaulting and threatening two unknown males outside of Jackson Square, on James Street North.
Police are attempting to identify and make contact with the two victims.
Further, the male also approached an adult woman in the downtown core and sexually assaulted her. The suspect and the female were not known to each other. Investigators believe there are other victims.
Jheidohn Shakeed SERIEAUX
SERIEAUX remains in custody.
Hamilton Police would like to thank the public for all their assistance and believe there are more victims. The Hamilton Police Service Victims of Crime Unit continues to investigate and are encouraging any individuals and witnesses with further information to contact Detective Gina Azulay of the Sexual Assault Unit at (905) 546-8958.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com
There is no guaranteed way to prevent a sexual assault. Sharing the details of this assault is intended to provide the community information, and people are encouraged to trust their instincts. For confidential support, please 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