Can You Help to Identify this Arson Suspect

Hamilton Police need your help in identifying an arson suspect.

On Thursday, May 6, 2021, between 4:20p.m. - 6:40p.m., the Hamilton Fire Department and the Hamilton Police responded to a series of suspicious fires, set to garbage cans in the downtown core.

Detectives are seeking assistance from the public in identifying the suspect believed to be involved.

Suspect Description

  • middle –aged Caucasian male
  • medium build
  • brown shaggy hair
  • red and white trucker-style hat
  • green jacket
  • dark cargo style pants
  • black socks with black crocs-style shoes

If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Constable Shaun Fennessy at 905-540-3819 or Detective Sergeant Andrea Torrie at 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

Inquiries can be directed to the Hamilton Police Media Relations Office by email to [email protected]. A media officer or spokesperson may be identified to provide additional updates if and when available.