Hamilton family looking to find loved one’s remains

Police in Hamilton are asking the public for help after a family had the remains of a loved one stolen.

On Wednesday, a resident living in the area of Barton Street East arrived home to find their front door kicked in. 

Upon closer inspection, the resident noticed the box with their loved one's ashes was missing.

Police believe the suspects entered the home and stole the velvet bag, thinking it was something of monetary value. 

If you have any information that could assist police, please contact Detective Constable John Obrovac at (905)546-2921.