Warrant issued for Hamilton man wanted in violent variety store robbery


Hamilton Police said Monday (Jan. 6) that they have issued an arrest warrant for a Hamilton man involved in a robbery which sent a person to the hospital with multiple stab wounds.

On December 31, 2019, shortly after 10:00 p.m., Hamilton Police say they responded to a robbery at the Extra Variety Store at 1110 Cannon St. E in the city's East End.

Three suspects are said to have robbed the store and the cashier working behind the counter reportedly suffered multiple stab wounds and had to be transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police identified Hamilton resident Grayson Robert Aylesworth as one of the suspects and a warrant for his arrest was issued on January 3, 2019.

Aylesworth, 21, is of no fixed address and is known to stay at local shelters.

Police say he is considered armed and dangerous and he is not to be approached. Instead, anyone who spots him is urged to call 911 immediately.

Aylesworth is wanted on charges of:

  • Robbery
  • Disguise with intent
  • Assault causing bodily harm

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hamilton Police BEAR Unit Investigators - Sgt. Frank DeVuono at (905) 546-8937 or Det. Sgt. Andrea Torrie at (905) 546-2991.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com.

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