June 19, 2017 2:58 pm

Police increase patrols after attempted sexual assault on Bruce Trail

Hamilton Police are investigating an attempted sexual assault on the Bruce Trail near the Kenilworth Access.

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Hamilton police say there are increased patrols on the Bruce Trail near the Kenilworth Access after an attempted sexual assault.

It is alleged that the incident happened at about 10:30 a.m. on Friday when a male suspect approached an adult female who was walking alone on the trail.

Investigators were told that the suspect, armed with a knife, forced the woman off the trail before she was able to escape and ran from the scene before calling police.

The suspect is described as a white male of medium height and his early 20s. At the time, he was wearing a navy blue hoodie and bandana over his face.

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