Hamilton Police Investigating Serious Sexual Assault
On Monday, June 27, 2022, at approximately 2:55 a.m., Hamilton Police were flagged down by a witness in the area of 353 Barton Street East after a female was found to be seriously assaulted in a nearby alleyway. The 46-year-old victim was transported to hospital in life-threatening condition. She remains in hospital.
Investigators have determined based on evidence that this assault contained a sexual component and are treating this as a sexual assault investigation.
Police are seeking the following suspect:
- Male, black
- Short braided hair
- Black and white track suit as pictured
The suspect was last seen wearing a black and white track suit. He fled on foot westbound on Barton Street East.
Police will be in the area for the majority of the day canvassing for both witnesses and video.
If you have any information or video to provide police, please contact Detective Lisa Chambers of the Homicide Unit at 905-546-3843.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com