Detectives Continue to Investigate Arson

Hamilton Police are looking for witnesses to come forward after an arson that occurred at the end of May.

On Saturday, May 24, 2023, shortly before 6:30 a.m., Hamilton Police responded to a fire at 301 Crockett Street in Hamilton. The circumstances of the fire were suspicious and our arson unit continues to investigate the crime.

During the course of the investigation, detectives obtained video surveillance which captures the suspect breaking into the restaurant and setting the fire.

The suspect described as:

·         Male

·         30-40 year-of-age

·         Short buzzed style hair

·         Blue hooded shirt with white lettering

·         Black balaclava

·         Blue jeans

·         White and black running shoes

The damages of this crime are approximately $50,000 dollars.

Hamilton Police are looking for information on the suspect captured. If you have any information on the identification of the suspect or the circumstances, surrounding what took place you are asked to call Detective Constable Shaun Fennessy at 905-540-3819.

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