Hamilton Police Arrest Male after Bank Robbery

Hamilton Police arrest a 36-year-old man within minutes of a bank robbery occurring in Hamilton’s east end.

On Thursday, July 6, 2023, shortly before 5:00 p.m., a lone male suspect entered a bank in the area of Barton Street East and Kenilworth Avenue North during operating hours. Once in the bank, the male walked to a teller, passing a note demanding money and stating that he had a gun. The suspect was provided a quantity of cash and left on foot.

Hamilton Police responded to reports of the robbery and located the suspect in the area of Graham Avenue and Main Street East. After a short foot pursuit, officers arrested the male suspect.

36-year-old, Jason Tyler Bell has been arrested and charged for the following:



Jason Tyler Bell


  • Robbery
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000
  • Fail to Comply- Release Order

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Detective Constable Mike Suffoletta 905-546-8936.

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