Hamilton man wanted in connection with Grimsby gunpoint robbery


Published August 25, 2021 at 7:43 pm

(Niagara Regional Police Service handout photo)

A Hamilton man, who is considered armed and dangerous, is wanted in connection with a robbery that took place in Grimsby on Wednesday morning.

Niagara Regional Police Service says the robbery occurred at approximately 6:15 a.m. in Grimsby, in the area of the North Service Road and Olive Street. The incident involved one victim who had been in a car with the suspect at the time of the offence.  The victim was not injured. This is believed to be a targeted incident.

The police are seeking an arrest warrant for 25-year-old Sean Nicholas of Hamilton. He is wanted on counts of robbery with a firearm; pointing a firearm; unauthorized possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle; and, possession of a firearm contrary to prohibition order.

Members of the public are requested not to approach Nicholas, but rather call the police.

Police are asking assistance from members of the public in locating Sean Nicholas and his vehicle, a silver two-door 2007 Honda Civic. It has the Ontario licence plate CSSM464.

Nicholas is described as a Black man who is about 5-foot-9 and 250 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who may have information about this incident, or the location of Nicholas are being asked to contact detectives at 905-688-4111, extension 1009023.

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.

Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to people who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.

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