A Hamilton man has been arrested after a boy was sexually assaulted in a downtown apartment.

Two boys, 11 and 15, were approached by a man in Beasley Park Wednesday morning. The man befriended the boys and took them back to his apartment in downtown Hamilton, according to police.

The man sexually assaulted one of the boys in his apartment before police were notified, police say.

Michael McLellan, 49, has been arrested. He faces several charges related to sexual assault.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact Det. John Pauls of the Hamilton Police Child Abuse Unit at 905-540-6254.