Hamilton police have arrested a man in his 30’s after a robbery in the downtown core.
On Friday at about 4:30pm Hamilton Police responded to reports of a robbery that involved a gun in the area of King and John.
Police were able to quickly arrest the suspect nearby and found a replica firearm in his possession.
Police say the incident was quickly resolved without risk to the public and nothing was stolen in the robbery.
A man in his 30’s known to police was arrested and charged robbery with a firearm, 3 counts of possession of a firearm while prohibited and 2 counts of fail to comply with probation.
Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact Det/Cst Kuric or Harding by calling 905-546-3817. To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at www.crimestoppershamilton.com.