Hamilton police are searching for a thief following an armed robbery at a local business.
It happened around 5 a.m. on Saturday at a store in the area of Kenilworth Ave. North and Dunsmure Rd.
Police say a man armed with a firearm stole an undisclosed amount of money and lottery tickets before fleeing the scene.
He was last seen travelling westbound on Dunsmure Rd.
No one was physically harmed in the robbery.
Police describe the man as being white, roughly six-foot-one, with a large build and a tattoo on top of his right wrist. He was wearing a green Puma sweater with white stripes down the arms and a white graphic on the back.
He was carrying a black bag and a black firearm.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Hamilton police.