Suspect sought in Lime Ridge Mall sex assault
Hamilton police are asking the public to help identify a man wanted for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman at CF Lime Ridge Mall.
A woman was walking in the shopping mall’s parking lot shortly after 7 p.m. Monday when a man started chatting with her. When she tried to walk away, he sexually assaulted her, police allege.
Police believe there may have been witnesses in the area.
The man is described as Middle Eastern, about 40 years old, fivefoot-six to five-foot-seven, with short hair on the sides and balding on the top of his head. He was wearing shorts and a T-shirt, and carrying a white plastic bag at the time. He had a “slight accent.”
The suspect vehicle is described as a red late model passenger vehicle.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Joanne Cain of the Sexual Assault Unit at 905-5468958 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800222-TIPS.