Hamilton, Ontario ,

Professor Charged with Sexual Assault

A Hamilton man has been arrested and charged after police entered into an investigation when a woman reported being sexually assaulted by her professor.

The adult female victim met the accused who was her professor in Hamilton.

On June 18, 2020, a 46-year-old Hamilton man was arrested in relation to offences that occurred in 2017. Police believe there may be other victims.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Jennifer Currie at 905-546-8958.

Charged: Scott WATTER (46-years-old) of Hamilton

Charges: Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault Cause Bodily Harm

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 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.