Sexual assault suspect arrested in Hamilton

Hamilton police arrest teen in connection with sexual assaults in the city. File / Global News

Police have arrested a teen in connection with three sexual assaults in Hamilton.

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On Sept. 20, a woman reported being sexually assaulted by a man on a skateboard along Bayfront Trail and a 17-year-old boy was arrested at the scene.

Further investigation revealed the suspect’s description matched that of a suspect involved in a sexual assault reported on Aug. 16 in the city’s west end.

He was also linked to a third sexual assault on the same day.

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The Hamilton Police Sexual Assault Unit believes there may be other victims and is asking anyone with information to contact Det. Carolyne Rashford of the Sexual Assault Unit at 905-546-4614.


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