Hamilton Police Investigate Stabbing Downtown

On Sunday, December 4, 2022, shortly after 9:00 a.m., a lone male suspect was found to be stealing from a commercial business located in the area of Main Street East and Emerald Street.  The suspect was taking food and other items from the store.  As the suspect was leaving the store, he was approached by a staff member.  During the interaction with staff, the male suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the staff member prior to fleeing the area on foot.  Uniformed officers responded to the area along with our K-9 officer but did not locate the suspect.  The injury sustained by the staff member was not life threatening. 

The male suspect is described as follows:

  • White male
  • 50-60 yrs.
  • 200-250 lbs
  • Blue BB cap
  • Black/grey jacket
  • Black/blue pants

If you have information that you believe could assist police with this investigation, please contact the Division One Staff Sergeant at 905-546-4725 or the Detective Sergeant for Division One Criminal Investigations at 905-546-3833.

The Hamilton Police Service recognizes the impact that these events continue to have on our community. Public Safety remains our priority and officers continue to work diligently investigate these incidents, and prevent further acts of violence.

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