Police searching for suspect of robbery in Hamilton


Published March 6, 2022 at 1:28 pm

The side of a Hamilton Police Service cruiser.

Police are investigating a robbery at a financial institution in Hamilton’s east end on Saturday (Mar. 5).

Officers responded to the area of Barton Street East and Kenilworth Avenue North shortly before 2:00 p.m.

“Further investigation revealed that a lone male suspect entered the financial institution and jumped the counter.  The suspect filled a backpack with some cash before fleeing on foot,” said police.

No weapons or injuries have been reported in this incident.

There’s no suspect description at this time.

Police are asking anyone with information that may assist the investigation to contact Detective Constable Sarah Ricker at 905-546-8938 or Staff Sergeant Andrea Torrie at 905-546-2991 of the B.E.A.R. unit.

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