Man was held in trailer sev­eral days, po­lice say

The Hamilton Spectator - - LOCAL - THE HAMILTON SPEC­TA­TOR

Hamilton po­lice say they’ve res­cued a man who was be­ing held in­side a trailer for sev­eral days.

Po­lice were called to Welling­ton Street North and King Wil­liam Street around 7:30 a.m. Tues­day for re­ports of a kid­nap­ping. They were told a man was be­ing held in­side a trailer for sev­eral days.

Po­lice searched the area and found a stolen trailer. In­side, they found the al­leged vic­tim and two adults, who were ar­rested. The vic­tim did not re­quire med­i­cal treat­ment.

Rox­anne Atkin­son, 29, of Hamilton is charged with kid­nap­ping and forcible con­fine­ment.

Michael Horner, 39, of Hamilton is charged with kid­nap­ping, forcible con­fine­ment, theft over $5,000, pos­ses­sion over $5,000 and pos­ses­sion un­der $5,000.

De­tec­tives be­lieve this was a tar­geted in­ci­dent.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion is asked the call Det. Const. David Tsuchida at 905-546-3816, or Crime Stop­pers at 1-800-222-8477.

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