Restaurant Arson Investigation


Hamilton Police are looking for witnesses to come forward in regards to a targeted arson.  

On Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at approximately 8:30a.m., Hamilton Police and emergency partners responded to a fire at a restaurant in the area of Beach Rd and Kenilworth Avenue North. Investigation discovered, two suspects used an incendiary device to set fire to the building. Occupants residing in the upper floor apartments were home asleep at the time.      

The suspects are described as;

Suspect One: Male, white, thin build, tall, 25-35 years old, brown hair and short beard, wearing a black ball cap with white lettering, grey hooded top, blue jeans and black and white running shoes carrying a backpack.

Suspect Two: male, white, thin build, short, 25-35 years old, light brown shaggy hair, white surgical mask, light coloured ball cap with black circle decal, green hooded shirt, black track pants with white stripe running down leg, light brown boots and carrying an oversized thermos.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Sergeant Greg Blunsdon by calling 289-556-8786 or Detective Constable Shaun Fennessy by calling 905-540-3819.

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