Hamilton police are looking for three suspects after a man was beaten with a baseball bat and robbed of cash, his watch and his winter coat.

The mugging occurred around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday in a parking lot near the intersection of Mohawk Road and McNiven Road in Ancaster.

After the assault, the assailants fled in Silver Acura TC. The 24-year-old victim had already been taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries when police eventually interviewed him.

Police say this may have been a targeted incident, and provided the following descriptions of the three suspects:

  • Suspect 1 — White male, six foot three, with a muscular build
  • Suspect 2 — While male, six feet tall, with a thin build
  • Suspect 3 — White male with a medium build