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Hamilton Police nab machete-wielding man but not before he damaged 36 vehicles – bayobserver.ca Hamilton, Burlington and GTA

Hamilton Police nab machete-wielding man but not before he damaged 36 vehicles – bayobserver.ca Hamilton, Burlington and GTA
Hamilton Police nab machete-wielding man but not before he damaged 36 vehicles – bayobserver.ca Hamilton, Burlington and GTA

Hamilton Police arrested a 33-year-old male after he was found damaging cars in a parking lot in the area of ​​Main Street West.

At approximately 12:50 am, police received numerous calls about a male armed with a machete striking vehicles in an apartment parking lot and challenging people to a fight. When police arrived, the man dropped the knife and was safely arrested. In total, 36 vehicles were damaged.

The male is facing mischief and weapons charges as well as failure to comply with probation.

Anyone who would like to report damage or has information regarding the incident is asked to call 905-546-4725. To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips at www.crimestoppershamilton.com.