Hamilton, Ontario,

Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Robbery Suspect

The Hamilton Police BEAR Unit continues to investigate a bank robbery from early September. Police are appealing to anyone who may have information about the robbery or the suspect to come forward.

On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, shortly before 2:00 p.m., Hamilton Police responded to the Royal Bank located at 545 Rymal Road East, Hamilton for a Robbery.

The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival, however, through investigation, police learned a lone male entered the bank and approached the wicket. He produced a note that stated it was a robbery and he was in possession of a weapon. The suspect was able to obtain an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency and then fled on foot.

A weapon was not seen and no one was injured during the incident.

Investigators from the BEAR Unit are appealing for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in the investigation.


  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • Light brown bread
  • 6’ tall
  • 180 lbs
  • Medium build
  • Dark coloured baseball cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Hooded coat

If you have any information on the identity of the suspect or any other information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Detective Constable Sarah Ricker 905-546-8938 or Staff Sergeant Andrea Torrie 905-546-2991 of the B.E.A.R. unit.

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