Teen Arrested After Stabbing

Hamilton Police have arrested a 16-year-old male after a violent street robbery which left a youth with stab wounds yesterday afternoon.

On Wednesday, January 11, 2023, shortly after 2:30 p.m., a 15-year-old Hamilton male was walking home from school in the area of Candlewood Drive. The youth was stabbed several times and transported to hospital with life threatening injuries.

The victim remains in critical but stable condition.

A 16-year-old youth was arrested a short time after the stabbing and held for a bail hearing today.


·         16-year-old

·         Male

·         Hamilton

·         Aggravated Assault

·         Robbery

Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding what took place yesterday before and after the incident. Any witnesses or vehicles with dash camera footage that would have been in the area at the time of the incident please contact Detective Sergeant Candace Culp of the Criminal Investigation Branch at 905-546-2907.

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