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News Release

Appeal for Witnesses in Hamilton

Case Number: 16-OSA-057

Mississauga, ON (4 March, 2016) ---
Around noon on Saturday, February 27, 2016, a female youth was arrested outside Hamilton City Centre Mall at the southwest corner of York Blvd. and James St. N.

The SIU is appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who has any information in relation to the incident to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529 ext. 2314.

The SIU is an arm’s length agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault. Under the Police Services Act, the Director of the SIU must

  • consider whether an officer has committed a criminal offence  in connection with the incident under investigation
  • depending on the evidence, lay a criminal charge against the officer if appropriate or close the file without any charges being laid
  • report the results of any investigations to the Attorney General. 

Jason Gennaro
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342