4 Arrested and 1 Outstanding in Forcible Confinement Investigation
Hamilton Police have charged four individuals with forcible confinement, after learning a man was forcibly held in an east end residence. One suspect remains outstanding.
On Monday, August 15, 2022, shortly after 9:40 a.m. Hamilton Police received reports of a male appearing in distress with visible injuries running in the area of Oriole Crescent. The victim was taken to hospital for treatment.
On Sunday, August 14, 2022, at approximately 11:00 a.m., the victim was contacted by an old acquaintance and the two made arrangements to meet up. The victim was picked up from his residence, drove to a few locations, eventually returning to a residence in Hamilton’s east end.
The victim advised he remembers walking through the front door of the residence. Upon entering the residence, he was struck in the back of the head with a foreign object. The victim woke up in a basement, tied to a chair, where he was assaulted by multiple people.
The victim eventually got free, ran out of the residence and sought help from bystanders.
Once confirming the address, Hamilton Police set up a perimeter at the residence and arrested four suspect:
Devon Cornelius Frost
Hunter Gordon Edward Grant
Amanda Lee Ransom
Police are looking to arrest 22-year-old, Aidan Bristol Eydt-Maher, for his involvement in this crime.
If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation into this crime, or have information on the whereabouts of the outstanding suspect, you are asked to contact Division Two Criminal Investigation Branch Detective Constable Goran Zivkovic by calling 905-546-2406 or contact Detective Sergeant Candace Culp by calling 905-546-2907.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com