Hamilton, Ontario ,

Robbery Suspect on Melvin Avenue

Melvin Robbery Suspect

A male with visual and hearing impairment was assaulted and robbed while entering a building on Melvin Avenue in Hamilton. The suspect remains outstanding.

On May 31, 2020, shortly after 5:30 p.m., the victim was entering the main floor of an apartment building when a male suspect came up from behind, pushing the victim through the open door and robbing him of jewelry. He was last seen in the area of Sumach Street and Melvin Avenue.

Witnesses in the area identified seeing the suspect in possession of a small knife. The victim did not receive any physical injuries.

Suspect Description:

  • Male white
  • 30 to 40-years
  • 5 feet 10 inches, small build with a goatee and mustache
  • Wearing a black hooded sweater and light coloured pants
  • Possibly covering face with mask or bandanna

Police are asking the public to check their cameras and contact police if they have any information that could assist with this investigation. Please contact Detective Constable Sam Khalil #263 at 905-546-2933 or Detective Sergeant Ben Thibodeau at 905-546-2907.

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