Man Arrested in Sexual Offence Investigation


Hamilton Police have charged a 43-year-old male resident of Hamilton in relation to a sexual assault on a young child.

On Sunday, October 15, 2023, an unknown male entered a local business, approached an individual, proceeded to engage in unwelcome physical contact by grabbing the victim's buttocks, and then fled the area.

A 43-year-old man, from Hamilton has been charged with one count of Sexual Assault and one count of Sexual Interference.

Hamilton Police believe that there may be more victims and urge anyone with additional information related to this case to come forward and assist in the ongoing investigation.

If you have any information that you believe could assist investigators into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Michael Dunham of the Crimes Against Children’s Unit at 905-546-4847 or Detective Sergeant Michelle Wiley at 905-540-6375.

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

Hamilton Police want all survivors of sexual violence to know that we believe them and we will respect their choice when and how they report an incident.

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