Hamilton Police Investigate Commercial Break and Enter on the Mountain

Hamilton Police are actively investigating a Commercial Break and Enter that took place in early December 2023 on the Hamilton Mountain.

In the evening of Sunday, December 10, 2023, between 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m., an unidentified suspect forcibly entered Staples located at 970 Upper Wentworth Street. The perpetrator made off with a significant quantity of electronics. Given the substantial amount taken, investigators believe the suspect likely utilized a vehicle for the transportation of the stolen goods. As of now, both the suspect and the stolen products remain outstanding.

The available images of the suspect in question are of poor quality. Hamilton Police are reaching out to area residents and business owners, urging them to review any surveillance footage from the vicinity during the mentioned timeframe.

The suspect is described as a male with an average build, wearing a black jacket, tan or khaki pants, dark shoes with white accents, and a bandana as a disguise.

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Detective Michael Suffoletta can be contacted at 905-546-8936, or Detective Sergeant Shane Groombridge at 905-546-2991, both from the Hamilton Police Break, Enter, Auto Theft, and Robbery (BEAR) Unit, if you have any information regarding the identity of the suspect or any details that could aid in the investigation.

Hamilton Police encourages the public to come forward with any information they may have, no matter how small, to assist in solving this crime. Information can be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or by submitting tips online at www.crimestoppershamilton.com.

The Hamilton Police Service appreciates the ongoing cooperation of the community in helping to maintain public safety and security.