Hamilton Police Investigate Two Robberies Near Downtown ATM's
The Hamilton Police Service is reminding the public to always be aware of their surroundings after detectives from the Criminal Investigations Bureau investigate two downtown robberies. In both incidents, the victims were assaulted and did not require hospital treatment.
On Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at approximately 7:30 p.m., the victim withdrew money from an ATM in the area of Main Street West and Bay Street South. A male suspect approached the victim and demanded money. The suspect sprayed the victim with an unknown irritant and fled with an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency. The victim received a minor injury and was medically treated at the scene.
On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, shortly after 7:00 a.m., the victim withdrew money from an ATM in the area of King Street West and James Street North. At that time, he was approached by a suspicious couple. The male suspect demanded money from the victim. He refused and was assaulted with an unknown object. The female suspect threatened the victim at the same time, while in possession of a knife. The couple fled the area prior to police arrival. The victim did not sustain any physical injuries in the incident.
The Central Division Criminal Investigations Bureau continues to investigate these incidents. Detectives have reviewed the information and a connection between the two has not been established.
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- 135 to 180lbs
- Brown hair
- Black hoodie
- Grey track pants
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- Late 20's to early 30's years-of-age
- Medium complexion
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- Early 20's
If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Amanda Gill by calling 905-546-3818 or 905-961-1876 or Detective Sergeant David Oleniuk at 905-546-3833.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com