Suspect for Identification in Sexual Offence

Hamilton Police are seeking the assistance of the public with identifying a suspect involved in a sexual offence.

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.

The suspect was described as Indian, in his 30’s, 5’7 – 5’8 feet tall, skinny to medium build, wearing a black turban and dark clothing.

If you have any information on the identity of the suspect or any other information that you believe could assist police with this investigation you are asked to contact Detective Micheal 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.