Hamilton, Ontario,

Wrestling Coach Charged with Sexual Assault

Hamilton Police arrested and charged a Hamilton man for sexual assault following an investigation after a woman came forward to report the incidents. Police believe there are more victims.

On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, a 47-year-old Hamilton man was arrested for two counts of Sexual Assault in relation to offences which occurred between 2009-2014.

The adult female victim met the accused at McMaster University where he served as an assistant wrestling coach.

Police believe there are other victims who have yet to come forward and encourage them to contact Detective Jennifer Currie at (905) 546-8958.


  • Robert BETZ (47-years-old) from Hamilton


  • Sexual Assault X2

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.