Hamilton, Ontario ,

Male Sexually Assaults In-Home Personal Support Worker

On December 4, 2019, Hamilton Police charged a male with the sexual assault of his in-home personal support worker.

On November 28, 2019, Hamilton Police Sexual Assault Unit was notified that an adult female personal support worker was sexually assaulted. The accused solicited care from an in-home personal support worker who was then sexually assaulted. As a result of the investigation, police believe there may be other victims.

Charged: Gabriel Ferreira DaSilva (52-years) Hamilton resident

  • Sexual Assault
  • Disobey Court Order

Hamilton Police are encouraging anyone who may have information to contact Detective Constable Michal Buszkowski at 905-540-5543.

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 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 or connect at www.sacha.ca, or the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre at www.hhsc.ca/sadv.