Suspect Sought in Connection with Sexual Assault in Gage Park

The Hamilton Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in helping to identify a suspect involved in a sexual assault that occurred at Gage Park.

On Thursday, July 1, 2021, at approximately 6:00p.m., a 14-year-old male victim was approached by the suspect, near the main water fountain at Gage Park. The suspect had a brief conversation with him and proceeded to slap the victim’s buttocks. Police have been investigating since the initial report of the incident, in an effort to identify the person responsible, however investigators are now seeking the public's assistance.

Suspect Description

  • male/white
  • 30-40 years
  • tanned
  • 5’8”
  • heavy build
  • short brown hair
  • light blue plaid shirt
  • beige cargo shorts
  • suspect was travelling on a mountain bike with the seat raised to handle bar height

If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Carmen Pietroniro by calling 905-546-3856.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com