Hamilton PD surround and arrest robbery suspect

Scott Hester, Source: Ohio Dept of Corrections
Scott Hester, Source: Ohio Dept of Corrections


HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) -- Hamilton Police surrounded a home near North 8th and Campbell Streets this afternoon to make an arrest on wanted robbery suspect.  Madison Elementary was briefly locked down while police made the arrest.

Scott Edward Hester was taken into custody without any incident.

Police say he was involved in two robberies on the city's west side last week:  The Ameristop Food Mart on Eaton Avenue and the Aurgroup Credit Union on Northwest Washington Boulevard.

Police asked for the public's help in finding Hester late last week saying that he should be considered armed and dangerous.