Hamilton, Ontario,
17
April
2019
|
15:50
America/New_York

Locker Thief Caught in the Act

An 18-year-old male has been arrested in relation to thefts at a Good Life Fitness Gym location. Police are investigating other incidents for connections and are asking anyone who may be a victim of a similar occurrence to report the incident.

On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, shortly after 4:00 p.m., Hamilton Police responded to the Good Life Fitness Gym located at 1070 Stone Church Road East for a report of a theft. Staff at the facility was approached by gym members who advised their locker had been broken into and items were stolen. Through investigation, police learned the witness entered the change room where he observed the suspect attempting to gain entry into a locker. He was stopped and held until police arrived. Police arrested the suspect and a search of the male revealed he was in possession of stolen identification including credit cards not related to the current incident. The suspect had also turned over to staff items he obtained from a locker in this incident.

The male is currently bound by a court order and was taken into police custody. He is scheduled to appear in court today, at the John Sopinka Courthouse for a bail hearing.

Hamilton Police are currently investigating incidents for similarities which occurred at YMCA 356 Rymal Road East and the current Good Life location. Further charges may be laid.

If you have been a victim of a theft at the above two locations you are asked to report the incident to the police.

CHARGED

  • Male, 18-years-of-age from Hamilton

CHARGES

  • Possession stolen credit card X2