Hamilton,
21
January
2022
|
16:02
America/New_York

Two Arrests Made in Hamilton Carjacking

Hamilton Police have charged a 34-year-old man and a 28-year-old man involved in an attempted violent carjacking.

On Thursday, January 20, 2022 just before 5:30 p.m., two suspects approached the victim who was leaving their workplace in the area of Bay Street South and Main Street West in the City of Hamilton. The suspects made demands for the victim’s vehicle then while demanding the keys, brandished a firearm. The victim managed to get away after declining their demands and the suspects attempted to flee.

Police responded to the incident immediately, located and arrested the two suspects a short distance from the attempted carjacking. A replica firearm was seized as a result of the arrest.

The victim did not sustain any physical injuries.

Both suspects were held for a bail hearing and appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Hamilton.

CHARGED

34-year-old man from Hamilton

CHARGES

·         Robbery with intent to steal

·         Firearm – Use during an offence

·         Five counts of Fail to Comply Probation

·         Five counts of Possession Contrary to Order

CHARGED

28-year-old man from Hamilton

CHARGES

·         Robbery with intent to steal

·         Firearm – Use during an offence

·         Six counts of Fail to Comply Probation

·         Fail to Comply Release Order

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