Hamilton, Ontario,
07
June
2019
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22:34
America/New_York

Police Continue to Investigate Reports of Criminal Harassment and Indecent Act

A 20-year-old Binbrook man appeared in court today to face charges of criminal harassment and committing an indecent act after police investigated reports made by female students. It is believed there may be other victims and they are urged to contact police.

On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, Hamilton Police received information regarding a male wandering in the area of Highland Road West and Picardy Drive and the Binbrook area. The information focused on offences that included criminal harassment and indecent act.

It was alleged by the victims, all high school-aged females, that the suspect would engage them in unwanted conversations which included propositioning for physical encounters. At times it was reported he was persistent and continued to follow the females.

As a result of the police investigation, on Thursday, June 6, 2019, Wyatt Gutoski of Binbrook, was arrested and earlier today he appeared in bail court to answer to several criminal charges

Based on the nature of the allegations, it is believed that additional victims have not yet been identified. Should anyone have additional information or anyone that has been victimized in relation to this matter, please contact Detective Sergeant Ben Thibodeau at 905-546-2907

CHARGED

  • Wyatt Gutoski, 20-years-of-age from Binbrook

CHARGES

  • Criminal harassment X4
  • Indecent act