On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 at approximately 6:00 pm, an adult female was refueling her vehicle at the Husky gas station located at 615 Mohawk Road West.  At that time she was approached by an unknown adult male. 

The male suspect made sexual advances towards the female. While she was trying to leave, the suspect blocked her exit and continued to tell her that she should follow him. The female drove away with the suspect following her in his vehicle.  The suspect eventually positioned his vehicle on the street, blocking the female’s car. The two parties exited their vehicle and the suspect sexually assaulted the victim.  

The suspect is described as male, medium complexion, in his 30’s, approximately 5’9” in height, medium build, black short wavy hair, bushy eyebrows, wearing a red baseball hat backwards, white T-shirt, grey sweatpants, and black/navy sandals (crocs).

The Hamilton Police Service has included an image of the suspect involved in this investigation.

The Suspect was driving a newer model black four door Acura and was last seen in the area of Upper Paradise Road and Scenic Drive. 

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation of this crime you are asked to contact Detective Marco D’Arcangelo by calling 905-540-5544. 

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 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, connect at www.sacha.ca, the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre at www.hhsc.ca/sadv or the Centre de sante communautaire at cschn.ca