Hamilton Police Looking to Identify Suspect in Robbery


The Hamilton Police BEAR Unit is investigating an attempted robbery that occurred in downtown Hamilton.

On Sunday, August 29, 2021, at approximately 12:45a.m., an unknown suspect entered a business in downtown Hamilton, approached the counter and made a demand for money. The suspect brandished a pocketknife and attempted to rob the business but ultimately left empty handed. The suspect was last seen in the area of Woodlands Park located at Barton Street East and Sanford Avenue North.

No one was injured. The knife used by the suspect is described as a silver pocketknife and is still outstanding.

Suspect Description

  • Male, late 20’s to early 30’s
  • Caucasian
  • 5’5 – 5’8, average build
  • Believed to have a tattoo on top of right hand

Investigators are appealing for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect for this attempted robbery. If you have any information on the identity of the suspect or any other information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Detective Constable Boris Iveljic at 905-540-6327 or Staff Sergeant Andrea Torrie 905-546-2991 of the Hamilton Police BEAR Unit.

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