Police Seek Assistance with Break and Enter Investigation

Hamilton Police are investigating a break and enter to a downtown residence where several handguns and rounds of ammunition were stolen.

On the evening of Sunday, January 17, 2021, between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m., suspects entered a residence in the area of Victoria Avenue North and Wilson Street East. Once inside, several handguns and ammunition were located and taken from the residence.

Detectives from the Central Station Criminal Investigation Branch have been assigned to the investigation. With the information available at this time, police believe there may be more than one suspect involved. Additionally, investigators continue to work towards confirming the exact number of firearms taken.

Residents in the area are asked to check their security cameras for any suspicious activity and to call the police.

If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Ross Johnson by calling 905-546-3818.

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