Hamilton, Ontario,

Police Investigate Sexual Assault in Valley Park

Hamilton Police Service is currently investigating a sexual assault that occurred last Monday in Valley Park. Witnesses are urged to contact police and residents near the park are asked to check their surveillance cameras for suspicious activity.

Hamilton Police were recently alerted to a sexual assault which occurred on Monday, September 23, 2019, in the early morning hours. An adult female was sexually assaulted in a secluded area of Valley Park, located at 970 Paramount Drive, Stoney Creek. The two male suspects were wearing dark clothing and one was in possession of a knife. Their direction of travel after the incident is unknown.

The female safely escaped without injury from the knife.

The suspects are described as:

Suspect One: Male, white, heavier build, scruffy facial hair, bushy eyebrows. Wearing a dark hoodie and jeans.

Suspect Two: Male, thinner build. Wearing a dark hoodie.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Ryan Moore at 905-546-4614.

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 a sexual assault. Sharing the details of these assaults 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.