Knife-wielding robber makes off with Tim Hortons cash, flees on bike


Published April 22, 2021 at 9:19 pm


A Hamilton man has been arrested following a robbery at an east end Tim Hortons.

Police say a man entered the coffee shop just after 11 p.m. on Wednesday (April 21) and pulled out a knife and demanded cash.

As this was occurring, the employee managed to get the attention of another staff member who was working the drive-thru window. The staff member sought the help of a customer, who then called for police.

After the worker handed over the cash the man left the store and was seen pedalling away on a bicycle. There were no injuries.

Going by the information they were given, Hamilton Police located a suspect a short time later in the area of Roxborough Ave. and Tuxedo Ave. N. and made an arrest. Police say they seized evidence related to the robbery.

Charged with robbery, uttering a death threat, resisting a peace officer and failing to comply with probation is Jamie Shannon Lane, 38, of Hamilton




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