April 20, 2017 11:47 am
Updated: April 20, 2017 12:38 pm

Man arrested after woman reported abducted in Stoney Creek

Hamilton police are investigating following the city's first homicide of the year.

Hamilton Police Service

A man is facing charges after what police are calling an attempted abduction in Stoney Creek.

Police were called around 7:30 a.m. and told of a “possible abduction” taking place at the Stoney Creek Motel on Highway 8.

Police say multiple men estimated to be in their 20s had been at the hotel, were “causing a disturbance” and assaulted an employee, who was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police were also told that a woman in her 20s was taken against her will by the men who were in a black Dodge Journey.

She has been located and is reported to be safe.

A 20-year-old man from Hamilton has been charged with flight from police and drive disqualified.

Police say additional charges may follow.

Police have not released the suspect’s name.

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