Police Look to Identify Suspect in Hindu Temple Entry


The Hamilton Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a break and enter at a Hamilton Hindu Temple.

On Wednesday, February 2, 2022, shortly before 3:30a.m., a lone suspect entered the Hindu Samaj Temple located at 6297 Twenty Rd East in the City of Hamilton. The suspect broke into the place of worship and stole a religious flute and cash.

The suspect was last seen fleeing the temple towards Twenty Road East. 

Suspect Description
  • Male
  • White with darker complexion
  • 25-30 years-of-age
  • 5’8 to 5’10 in height
  • 170lbs to 180lbs
  • Facial hair

At the time of the incident, the suspect was wearing a black and red Toronto Raptors toque, a blue and green coloured winter jacket with a hood with a red and white arm band going around the right arm, camo pants (black, white,grey and blue), black running shoes and carrying a backpack that was blue and black in colour with Puma written in white lettering.  

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Detective Sergeant Andrea Torrie at 905-546-2991 or Detective Constable Derek Donn at 905-546-8934.

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