Toronto man charged in connection with robbery that occurred at Hamilton’s park

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Published September 7, 2023 at 2:57 pm

Encampment in Woodland's Park Hamilton (Facebook page)

A 28-year-old man was arrested and charged by Hamilton Police in relation to a robbery that took place at Woodlands Park yesterday (Sept .6)

The incident occurred when officers were patrolling the park, when the victim ran towards them asking for their assistance, around 7:00 a.m.

The victim said that he was robbed in Woodlands Park, located at 501 Barton St E. And as a result, suffered injuries during the incident.

Upon investigation, police say that  the robbery occurred within a tent situated in the park, that later escalated into a confrontation where the victim endured threats and was subsequently robbed by the suspect.

The suspect, now identified as Joshua Pilgram  was located at Woodlands Park, in possession of a black handgun-style pellet gun during his arrest.

Pilgram faces three criminal charges against him robbery, utter threats, and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detective Sergeant at 905 546-3833.

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