On July 5th, 2019, members of the Child Abuse & Sexual Assault Unit within the Brantford Police Service charged Hanad Mahamed SAID a 20 year old Brantford residence with sexual offences against a youth.
SAID and the victim (aged 12-18) met a few months ago through a third party. SAID posed as a sixteen year old male and eventually gained the trust of the youth. SAID would allow the youth to stay at his apartment and purchased drugs and alcohol for the pair to consume. He began to have sex with the youth characterizing his actions as a romantic relationship. In June 2019 the Brantford Police Service began an investigation into SAID and the victims relationship. As a result of the investigation SAID has been charged with Sexual Interference, Invitation to Sexual Touching, Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Assault.
The Brantford Police are continuing to investigate and believe that there may be other victims. If you have information about this occurrence please contact Detective McGregor at 519-756-0113 ext. 2273.
Victims of Sexual Assault are encouraged to contact the Brantford Police Service, Victim Services of Brant (519-752-3140) or the Sexual Assault Center of Brant (519)751-1164.
Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant- Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Alternatively, a web tip may be submitted at: https://www.tipsubmit.com/WebTips.aspx?AgencyID=251