Update: Man charged after he tried to rob a restaurant in Hamilton


Published August 30, 2023 at 6:55 pm

Courtesy: Hamilton Police (X/Twitter)

A 29-year-old man was charged after he tried to rob a small restaurant in downtown Hamilton yesterday ( Aug.29) morning.

According to the Hamilton Police Service, the individual approached the counter and tried to demand money from the staff, at approximately 10:25 a.m.

After being refused, he stole their tips and fled the scene.

Hamilton Police worked with Core Patrol who were able to locate and arrest the suspect.

The man has been charged with theft, failure to comply & disobeying a court order.

” He has previous charges which is why he was charged with failing to comply and disobey a court order,” Hamilton Police said in an email to IntheHammer.com.

Authorities have not released any details about the suspect or the restaurant that was robbed, at this time.

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