Hamilton Police Make Arrest at Take Back The Night March

Hamilton Police continue to investigate an assault that took place at Take Back the Night. 

On Thursday, September 21, 2023, at approximately 8:25 p.m., police were on site for the Take Back the Night march in the downtown core. Just as the march began, police were approached by multiple women stating that a male party had just assaulted one of the participants. The suspect had attempted to grab the victim’s sign and when he was unsuccessful, assaulted the victim. The suspect was arrested a short time later. 

A 29-year-old male has been charged with Assault Level 1.

A review of this case has been conducted by the Hamilton Police Hate Crime Unit and this occurrence was classified as a Hate Crime.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, please contact Division One Staff Sergeant at 905-546-4725.

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