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Said he had a gun

Said he had a gun

Hamilton Police need the public’s help in identifying a convenience store would-be robber who ended up leaving a convenience store empty-handed.. If you have any information, please contact the investigators.

On Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at approximately 10:00 a.m., a lone male suspect entered the King & James Convenience Store, located at 1 King Street East. The suspect told the clerk that he was in possession of a firearm and to hand over cash.

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

Although a firearm was mentioned, one was not seen.

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.






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Anyone with  information regarding this robbery attempt, are asked to contact Detective Constable Patrick Cole 905-546-8936 or Detective Sergeant Andrea Torrie 905-546-2991. To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit  anonymous tips online at .

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