Man being sought for attempted murder
Suspect accused of striking woman with a car in lot
Hamilton police are searching for a man accused of hitting a woman and fleeing the scene.
Police say a woman was walking in an empty parking lot at Main Street East and Hughson Street South on Sunday, July 3 at about 8:25 p.m.
The woman was hit from behind and as result of her injuries needed medical attention.
Police believe they have identified 20-yearold Douvainn Dean as the suspect following an investigation between the Hamilton Police Human Trafficking Unit and the Homicide Unit.
He is described as being black, about five-foot-five and 160 pounds.
Police say he has obvious scarring on the right side of his face and usually wears glasses. He is also known to frequent hotels in the company of young women.
Dean is wanted by police for attempted murder, assault, material benefits from sexual services and advertise sexual services. If you have information, call Det. Andrea Richard at 905-546-4067or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Douvainn Dean sought in hit-and-run