Hamilton Police Seek Help Identifying Robbery Suspects
Hamilton Police B.E.A.R unit is actively investigating a robbery incident at the Husky Gas Station on Rymal Road involving two suspects. It is believed one of the suspects was also involved in a theft three days later. Hamilton Police are looking for public assistance to help identify the suspects.
On Friday, October 19, 2018, shortly before 5:00 a.m., Police responded to a Robbery at the Husky Gas Station located at 5 Rymal Road West, Hamilton.
Two suspects entered the gas station and proceeded behind the counter armed with a knife, demanding cash from the lone employee. The suspects fled westbound on Kennedy Avenue from Upper James Street on a bicycle and push scooter. The employee did not receive any injuries.
- White (possibly male) approximately 5'8'', medium build
- Wearing a grey toque and grey hoodie
- Fully covered face, dark coloured trousers and grey shoes
- White (possibly female) approximately 5'6'', small build
- Wearing a mask which partially covered the face, black jacket, dark coloured trousers, black shoes with white soles, black gloves.
On October 22, 2018, shortly before 5:00 a.m., suspect #2 is believed to have committed a theft from the Macs Milk located at 1660 Upper James Street in Hamilton. The suspect was wearing the same clothing and shoes as in the Husky Robbery three nights earlier.
The unknown person arrived at Mac’s Milk convenience store on a push scooter. The suspect entered the store and stole a package of cigars from behind the front counter while the employee was in the back of the store. The suspect fled westbound on Kennedy Avenue from Upper James Street.
Investigators believe both suspects reside in the Kennedy East neighbourhood of Hamilton.
Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Constable Darryl Oosterhoff by phone at 905- 546-8936 or Detective Sergeant Emidio Evangelista at 905-546-2991.
Anyone who may wish to remain anonymous is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or to submit anonymous tips and information online at http://crimestoppershamilton.com