On Monday, June 27, 2022, at approximately 2:55 a.m., Hamilton Police were flagged down by a witness in the area of 353 Barton Street East after a female was found to be seriously assaulted in a nearby alleyway. The 46-year-old victim was transported to hospital in life-threatening condition. She remains in hospital.
Investigators have determined based on evidence that this assault contained a sexual component and are treating this as a sexual assault investigation.
Police are seeking the following suspect:
- Male, black
- Short braided hair
- Black and white track suit as pictured