Police Continue Investigation into the Identity of ATM Robbery Suspect

Robbery Suspect

Hamilton Police continue to investigate a robbery that occurred on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 and are looking to identify the suspect.

On Tuesday, August 23, 2022, shortly before 1:30 p.m., a lone male suspect entered the CIBC located at 1882 King Street East, Hamilton and approached the victim from the rear while they were using the ATM. As the money was dispensed, the suspect demanded the victim turn over the funds.

The suspect obtained the cash and fled on foot to a white SUV parked in the branch parking lot. The vehicle was last observed travelling northbound on Rosedale Avenue towards Lawrence Road.

During the incident the suspect was in possession of an edged weapon believed to be a knife. 

The victim was not physically injured during the incident.

The suspect is described as male, white, 5'9-5'10, heavy build, thinning hair, blue medical mask, sunglasses, black t-shirt, white gloves and jeans.

Investigators are appealing for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in this 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 Michael Johnston at 905-546-2956 or 905-546-2963 and speak to the Division 20 on-duty Staff Sergeant.

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