Masked, armed robbery suspect arrested


Male Arrested for Robbery

On January 15th, 2018 officers with the Break and Enter Unit of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested 24 year old Jason Hampleman of Wellington Street East for robbery.

It is alleged that on January 10th, 2018 just before 7:30 p.m. the accused and another male forced their way into the apartment of a male known to them while wearing masks and armed with a knife and stick.

The accused threatened the victim and took his prescription medication before fleeing the scene.

Officers were able to identify the accused and he was taken into custody on January 15th, 2018.  He has been charged with;

  • One count of robbery
  • One count of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • One count of wearing a disguise with intent
  • One count of assault with a weapon, and
  • One count of breach of probation

He was held for bail court and the investigation is continuing.

f you have any information regarding these crimes, or any other crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 705-942-7867 or 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), submit an e-tip from the Crime Stoppers’ website at



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