Police investigate indecent act in Hamilton’s west end

. Don Mitchell / Global News

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man following an indecent incident in the McMaster University area.

Hamilton police say on Jan. 23, shortly after 9 p.m., a person was walking down Lower Horning Drive near Purvis Drive when they noticed a car parked on the side of the street. The driver apparently rolled down the window and performed an indecent act.

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Police describe the man as 20 to 35 years old, with an average, athletic build and messy light-brown or dirty-blond hair. He also has a distinctive, large nose.

They are also asking the public to be on the lookout for a light-coloured Saturn SUV, with a partial Ontario plate BXNS.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Central Patrol Staff Sergeant’s office at 905-546-4725 or Det. Sgt. Dave Oleniuk at 905-546-3833.

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To provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit anonymous tips online at