Burling­ton man charged with sex­ual as­sault af­ter mall in­ci­dent

The Hamilton Spectator - - LOCAL -

A Burling­ton man has been charged with sex­ual as­sault fol­low­ing an in­ci­dent at a lo­cal mall ear­lier this month.

On Tues­day, July 4, at around 7 p.m., a woman was shop­ping at Maple­view Cen­tre when a man ap­proached her.

Po­lice al­lege a short con­ver­sa­tion took place af­ter which the woman was sex­u­ally as­saulted.

The man fled on foot once the woman alerted a passerby.

An in­ves­ti­ga­tion by Hal­ton po­lice re­sulted in an ar­rest July 20.

Ramesh Kukreja, 51, of Burling­ton has been charged with one count of sex­ual as­sault.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion about this in­ci­dent can call Crime Stop­pers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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