Hamilton, Ontario,

Arrest Made in Convenience Store Robberies

Hamilton Police BEAR Unit has investigated a series of robberies and determined one male was responsible. 38-year-old Wesley Uncles of Hamilton was arrested and appeared in court yesterday.

Between Tuesday, October 8, 2019 and Monday, December 9, 2019, three unrelated convenience stores in Hamilton were robbed by a lone male suspect. In one of the robberies, the store clerk received non-life threatening injuries from a knife when he confronted the suspect.

Through continued investigation, the suspect was identified and on Thursday, December 12, 2019, the suspect was arrested and search warrants were executed on his home and motor vehicle. The suspect was taken into police custody and appeared for a bail hearing later that day.

The investigation is still ongoing.


  • 38 -year-old Wesley Uncles of Hamilton


  • Robbery X3
  • Disguise with intent X3
  • Aggravated Assault

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Detective Constable Derek Donn 905-546-8934 or Staff Sergeant Andrea Torrie 905-546-2991 of the B.E.A.R. unit.