Hamilton Police just (3:20pm) issued the following press release:
Hamilton Police are investigating a report of a sexual assault at Gage Park, which occurred in the late evening hours of July 18th
The suspect is described as:
Male, white, 22-27 years old, facial hair described as a “shadow”, medium brown hair, 6’2”, 200-250 lbs, with a heavy build, wearing beige baggy pants, a baggy gray t-shirt and wearing a baseball hat.
Hamilton Police continue to actively investigate this incident and it is believed that there may be witnesses that have seen the suspect and/or incident.
Witnesses are being asked to contact Detective Tammi Ewart at (905) 540-5050 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
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.