Man Charged Following Hydro Hill Sexual Assault

Charges have been laid in relation to a sexual assault close to Hydro Hill in St. Catharines.

A woman in her 70s was walking along the trails in the Lockhart Drive and Headworks Road area on June 18th when a man allegedly grabbed her and forced her into the bushes. 

She was taken to hospital with serious injuries afterwards. 

Officers arrested a 29-year-old man this past Friday in relation to this incident, and a case alleged harassment on the Merritt Trail also on June 18th. 

He has been charged with sexual assault causing bodily harm, sexual assault with a weapon, forcible confinement and criminal harassment. 

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