Hamilton police are looking for a suspect after a drunk man wielding a BB gun entered a rooming house on Monday.

Around 11:30 p.m. Monday night, the man entered the house near West 3rd Street and Southbend Road West. The man, who was a stranger, confronted two male tenants. Visibly drunk and smelling of alcohol, he drew a BB gun and pointed it at the two men. They waited for the right moment then tackled the suspect, sending him tumbling down the stairs.

He then got up and fled the scene, after which the two men called police. They were not injured. The suspect is described as a white man between 18-25 years old. He is 6' and thin with brown hair, last scene wearing a dark coat, toque and a full backpack.