Hamilton Police Investigate Hate Motivated Assault

Hamilton Police have arrested two male suspects and are looking to identify a third male after an assault on Stoney Creek Mountain.

On Sunday, June 4, 2023, between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., in the area of Heritage Green Shopping Center located at 1797 Stone Church Road East three male suspects assaulted two individuals and fled the area in a black Honda Civic.

Through continued investigation, the suspect vehicle was located and two suspects were identified and arrested for assault. They will appear in court at a future date.

The third suspect remains outstanding and investigators are looking for the public’s assistance in his identification.


This investigation is ongoing, and investigators are appealing to citizens who were in the area at the time and may have witnessed the incident or have video, to contact police.

If you have any information to provide regarding this investigation, please contact Acting Detective Sergeant Steven Lassaline of the Division Two Criminal Investigations Branch at 905-546-2907.

Hamilton Police Service is committed to investigating hate/bias motivated crimes and incidents to ensure Hamilton remains a safe place to live and work.

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