FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 8:35 am
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating a convenience store robbery and is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible.
On February 28, 2016, at approximately 6:50pm, a lone male suspect entered a convenience store situated along the 2900 block of Carling Avenue. The suspect, armed with a kitchen style knife, made a demand for cash. The suspect was unable to obtain cash and fled with an undisclosed quantity of cigarettes. There were no injuries.
The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, 20-25 years old, medium build, 5’7” (170cm). He was wearing a solid black “hoodie”, black jogging pants, a white/gray t-shirt and red running shoes. (see picture)
Anyone with information with respect to this robbery, or any other robbery, is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5116. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.
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S/Sgt. Michael Haarbosch
Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5445