For Immediate release:

On Wednesday July 5th, 2017 around 10:20pm, Hamilton Police Service responded to a robbery in the area of James St N and Strachan St E.

The investigation revealed that a lone male was walking in the area of James Street N and Strachan St E when he was approached by a group of 6 to 10 people.  The group surrounded the male and began to push, punch and kick him. The victim was rendered unconscious and when he awoke he had a serious stab wound and some of his property was missing. 

Detectives assigned to this investigation are releasing photos of the people they believe are involved in this incident, and are reaching out to the Public requesting their assistance in identifying those involved.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation you are asked to contact Detective Marshall or Detective Hluska by calling 905-546-3817.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at