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Sexual Assault and Food Fraud

On Friday August 9th, 2019 police officers were dispatched to an eating establishment in the downtown area for the report of a sexual assault and food fraud.

The victim advised that the accused had grabbed her for a sexual purpose and made sexual comments towards her.   The investigation also revealed that the accused had failed to pay for his bill at the establishment.

As a result of the incident, 51-year-old Daniel Obrist, of Hamilton Township, was arrested and charged with Sexual assault (Contrary to Section 271 of the Criminal Code of Canada) and Food Fraud (Contrary to Section 364(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada) and released on conditions.

Please contact the investigating officer, Cst. Damien Cunningham # 262, at 905-372-6821 if you have any information regarding this incident.