38-year-old charged with sexual assault of Lincoln senior he met on dating app: police | #dating | #elderly | #seniors
A 38-year-old North York, Ont., man is charged with sexually assaulting a woman in her 80s who Niagara police say he met on an online dating site.
Niagara Regional Police Service says the man posed as a 77-year-old named “Hag” on the Zoosk dating app. After gaining the woman’s trust, police say, the man asked to meet in person.
Police say when that happened, the woman was sexually assaulted.
Niagara police say the sexual assault unit began investigating in March.
Police arrested a suspect in Niagara Falls on April 16. Ahmed Hagras is charged with the following offences:
- Sexual assault.
- Failing to comply with probation.
- Obstructing justice.
Hagras is scheduled to appear in court today.
Police believe there may be more victims. Investigators say Hagras is active on the Zoosk and Our Time dating apps with the user handle “Hag.”
Anyone with further information should call detectives at 905-688-4111, ext. 1009363.