Police Arrest Male Sought for Chasing Teens

Hamilton Police have arrested a 23-year-old Hamilton man in relation to an incident involving a knife. His matter will be brought before the courts tomorrow.

On Friday, August 21, shortly before 11:30 a.m., Hamilton Police received information that a person matching the description of a male who had chased a group of teens while being in possession of a knife was in the area of Locke Street South and Chatham Street. Officers immediately responded and the male was located near Hunter Street West and Richmond Street.

Through continued investigation, the male was confirmed to be the person involved. He was arrested without incident and taken into police custody. His matter will be addressed at the John Sopinka Courthouse on Saturday, August 22, 2020.

Hamilton Police would like to thank everyone who assisted in the investigation.


  • Hamilton man, 23-years-of age


  • Assault with a weapon
  • Fail to comply with release order

If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Constable Sami Haddad by calling 905-546-3816 or Detective Sergeant Dave 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