A man’s refusal to leave mosque in Hamilton prompts police investigation

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Published June 15, 2024 at 6:13 pm

A man's refusal to leave mosque in Hamilton prompts police investigation

Police are investigating an incident that took place at a downtown mosque in Hamilton this afternoon.

Hamilton Police say they responded to a call for service at a mosque shortly before 1 p.m. Officers did not provide the approximate vicinity of this establishment.

According to investigators, a man allegedly entered the building and refused to leave.

Upon arrival, police were able to remove the man from the property.

Officials say they are working closely with the mosque and community to better understand what happened, as there are conflicting reports.

The investigation is ongoing, and it is too early to determine what took place, officers say.

In addition, Hamilton Police stated, “We take incidents like these extremely seriously and encourage anyone with information to contact investigators at 905-546-3818.”

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