Hamilton, Ontario,

Hamilton Police Investigating Sexual Assault

On Saturday November 26th at approximately 7:00 p.m., Hamilton Police responded to the area of Catharine Street and Robert Street, where a female was the victim of a sexual assault.

Hamilton Police are asking residence and businesses in the area to review their security surveillance cameras between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. for any suspicious activity and contact the police.  The suspect in this investigation is described as follows:

·         Male, dark skin, tall, skinny build, approximately 6ft tall with a scar from his mouth to his ear on the right side of his face.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police in this investigation, you are asked to call the Division One Staff Sergeant office at 905-456-4725 or the Sexual Assault Unit at 905-546-4962.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamiIton.com

There is no guaranteed way to prevent sexual assault. Sharing the details of these assaults 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 or connect at www.sacha.ca, or the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre at www.hhsc.ca/sadv.