Police are alerting the public after a woman in her twenties was sexually assaulted in Hamilton's west end.
Early Saturday morning around 3 o'clock, police say the victim was walking in the area of Traymore and Dalewood when she was grabbed from behind, pushed to the ground and sexually assaulted.
The suspect grabbed her phone to prevent her from calling police but tossed it away shortly thereafter.
Police say the woman was not physically harmed.
The suspect is in his 20s, 5'5", with a medium build and had on a dark hoodie and dark pants.