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Canada-wide warrant issued for federal parolee who robbed Hamilton convenience store: police

27-year-old federal parolee Billy Shea is wanted on a Canada wide warrant.
27-year-old federal parolee Billy Shea is wanted on a Canada wide warrant. Hamilton Police Service

A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for a federal parolee who’s unaccounted for after he allegedly robbed a convenience store at gunpoint in West Hamilton, say police.

Investigators say the Royal Variety convenience store on Whitney Ave was robbed shortly before 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, and have identified a 27-year-old man as the prime suspect.

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Officers have since not been able to locate Billy Shea of Hamilton, who is considered to be armed and dangerous.

He’s facing three charges robbery with a firearm, disguise with intent, and unlawfully at large.

If seen, police urge the public to call 911 immediately.

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