Hamilton Police release image of robbery suspect in hopes of making I.D.

Published January 29, 2021 at 12:05 pm

Hamilton Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying an alleged convenience store robber.

Police say that on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at approximately 10:00 a.m., a man entered the King & James Convenience Store, located at 1 King Street E and told the clerk that he had a gun and demanded money.

The suspect did not obtain any money, according to police, and was last seen fleeing on foot westbound on King Street East.

Although a firearm was mentioned, police say one was not seen and the employee did not incur any physical injuries as a result of the incident.

The Hamilton Police Break Enter and Robbery Unit has taken over the investigation and seeks assistance from the public with identifying the suspect.

He is described as:

  • Male
  • Caucasian
  • 40-50 years of age
  • 5’8”-5’10”
  • Medium build
  • Corrective glasses
  • Black jacket
  • Grey toque
  • Light blue facemask

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Constable Patrick Cole 905-546-8936 or Detective Sergeant Andrea Torrie 905-546-2991.

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


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