Man Arrested in Sexual Offence
Hamilton Police have arrested a 27-year-old man from Hamilton in relation to a sexual assault that took place earlier this week on Stoney Creek Mountain.
On Monday, May 1, 2023, at approximately 11:40 p.m., a female was exiting a city bus in the area of Mud Street West and Paramount Drive when an unknown male followed her off the bus.
The suspect continued to follow the victim towards a nearby trail where he sexually assaulted the victim.
· Sexual Assault
· Sexual Interference
· Sexually Explicit Material Under 16 Years
Thank you to members of the Hamilton community and the individuals that provided tips, your assistance facilitated the identification and arrest of this suspect.
If you have any information that you believe could assist police with this investigation 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.
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.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com.