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Police looking for victim with ‘serious injury’ who fled assault in Hamilton

Hamilton police are seeking assistance in locating an assault victim.

Police are investigating after a serious assault in Hamilton on Wednesday.

In a press release, Hamilton police said an incident occurred just before 11:00 a.m. in the Parkdale Avenue North and Melvin Avenue area. Police were called to the scene of a serious assault.

The force said the victim is believed to have “sustained a serious injury” but fled the scene before police arrived.

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Hamilton police are now appealing for help in locating the victim, citing concerns about his health.

Police asked the public for assistance locating Cody Comeau, a 30-year-old from Hamilton.

He is five-foot-ten-inches tall and thin build, according to police. He wore a grey hooded sweater and dark grey running shorts when the alleged assault took place.

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Police said a suspect had been arrested but not did provide further details.

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