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Man arrested following robbery spree in Hamilton, Ancaster and Dundas

Hamilton police have arrested a 39-year-old man in connection with a string of robberies.
Hamilton police have arrested a 39-year-old man in connection with a string of robberies. Hamilton Police Service

A 39-year-old Hamilton man has been arrested following a string of five robberies in three days.

Hamilton police say earlier this week, five separate robberies were committed at gas stations and stores in the city’s west end and in Ancaster and Dundas.

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In each case, police say a man armed with a metal bar demanded cash before fleeing the scene.

Police say the thefts took place at the following times and locations:

  • Sept. 9 around 2 a.m.: gas station at King Street West/New Street
  • Sept. 9 around 4:30 a.m.: restaurant at Main Street West/Emerson Street
  • Sept. 9 around 7:30 a.m.: convenience store at King Street West/Longwood Road South
  • Sept. 9 around 10:45 p.m.: convenience store at Wilson Street West/Fiddlers Green Road
  • Sept. 9 around 3:15 a.m.: gas station at Garth Street/Mohawk Road West
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The suspect was arrested after an investigation and is due to appear in court on Thursday to face several criminal charges.