Gas station sexual assault leads to arrest
A Hamilton man has been arrested for allegedly locking a woman in a Brant County gas station bathroom and sexually assaulting her, police say.
Officers were called to the Husky gas station on 75 Colborne Street East around 12:22 p.m. on April 25. A woman had stopped to get gas about 20 minutes before, and had gone inside to pay for it. That’s when she was pushed into a bathroom and sexually assaulted, police say.
A 23-year-old Hamilton man was arrested and is facing charges for sexual assault and forcible confinement. He is being held in custody awaiting a bail hearing, police say.
Anyone who was at the Husky gas station on Colborne Street East on April 25 between 11:45 a.m. and 12:15 a.m. is asked to call police at 519-442-2242 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.