Hamilton Police continue to seek public assistance in gas station robbery

Published June 2, 2021 at 5:23 pm


The Hamilton Police Service made another public plea Wednesday (June 2) for information regarding a commercial robbery that occurred earlier this year in Ancaster. 

On Feb. 28, shortly before 10:45 p.m., police responded to a robbery at the Esso gas station located at 33 Wilson St West.

Police say the suspect pointed “what appeared to be a firearm” at the store clerk, demanded cash, and proceeded to threaten the employee.

The store employee was not physically injured, according to police.

The suspect is described as a white male between the ages of 25 and 30. Police say he is between five-foot-eight and five-foot-ten inches tall with an average build.

At the time of the robbery, the suspect was wearing all black: a balaclava, gloves, a winter jacket with a brown fur-lined hood, high-top running shoes with a white heel, and pants.


The suspect was last seen fleeing on a bicycle northbound through the Esso parking lot.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation, you are asked to contact Detective Constable Jacek Przednowek at 905-540-6336 or Detective Sergeant Andrea Torrie at 905-546-2991.

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

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