Arrest Made After Male Brandished Knife

A 36-year-old man will appear in court later today in connection with a weapons offence.

On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, Hamilton police responded to the area of Wentworth Street North and Cannon Street East for a report of a male brandishing a knife.

Two City of Hamilton waste management employees were in the course of their duties when they were approached by a male who brandished a knife in their direction. The employees were able to retreat from the situation safely and call police.


  • 36-year-old man


  • Assault with a weapon
  • Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Two counts of possession contrary to order
  • Three counts of fail to comply with release order

The male will have his matter addressed at the John Sopinka Courthouse later today where he will be facing several criminal charges.

Neither victim in this incident sustained physical injuries.

There are no outstanding suspects in this investigation.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact 905-546-4925.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com