Hamilton, Ontario ,

E-Bike Arsonist Caught on Camera

Hamilton Police Arson unit is looking to identify a male in his 30’s that set an e-bike on fire.

On June 12, 2020, shortly before 1:00 p.m., an e-bike was set on fire in an alleyway between Barton Street East and Wentworth Street North in Hamilton.

The fire was extinguished quickly before it spread to a nearby building or caused injuries. However, the e-bike received extensive damage.

Police reviewed area cameras and believe a male in his 30’s is responsible for setting the fire. The suspect is seen walking from the e-bike while tucking a red gas can inside a shopping bag before leaving on his own e-bike.

Suspect Description

  • Male, white in his 30’s
  • Averages build - 180 to 210 lbs
  • Blue baseball hat

If you have information that can assist in this investigation please call Detective Constable Jacek Przednowek at (905) 546 8939.

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