Police have charged a Hamilton man with abduction on October 30, 2018. The male allegedly attempted taking a young child while walking with their mother on Bay Street South in Hamilton. He has been brought before the courts and facing charges related to child abduction.
On October 29, 2018, shortly after 2:15 p.m., a woman was walking with her 3-year-old daughter in the area of Bay Street South and Main Street West. An unknown male approached and picked up her child. He held her as the mother and a passerby yelled at him to release the child. The mother managed to pull the child from the male’s arms and quickly left the area.
The same male then entered Jackson Square where he approached a 15-year-old female and grabbed onto her. The female managed to break free and Jackson Square Security was notified. They located the male and an arrest was made. Police were called, continued the arrest and charged the male.
Detectives have charged 30-year-old Tyler Chambers from Hamilton with:
- Assault Level One
- Adult Abduction of person under 14-years
- Fail to Comply with probation x 4
If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Detective Constable Alex Mendes by calling (905) 546-4816.