Hamilton police search for fugitive believed to be high-risk offender

Police search for fugitive wanted on several charges . Hamilton Police

Hamilton police are looking for a fugitive, wanted on several charges, who is believed to be a violent, high-risk offender.

Police say on Tuesday, 37-year-old Vincent William Travers drove a vehicle directly at a police officer, nearly missing them.

Police say they were trying to arrest Travers on multiple outstanding warrants.

Travers is also a prohibited driver Canada-wide with 12 separate driving suspensions.

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Investigators say he has a history of violence and putting the public at risk through suspect apprehension pursuits.

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Travers is known to the Hamilton area and also has ties to the Whitby area.

Anyone who sees him is asked to call 9-1-1 and not approach him.

Anyone with information that could assist police with the investigation or regarding the whereabouts of Travers, is asked to contact Detective Scott Hamilton at 905-546-8911.

Information can be submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at

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