Update: Pleasant Park Person of interest has been identified

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 12, 2016      3:48pm 

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit has identified the person of interest in relation to the ongoing investigation into the December 10, 2015 pharmacy robbery on Pleasant Park Road. Investigators have met with him and have determined that he was not involved in the incident.   

The robbery investigation continues.  

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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CONTACT: 
S/Sgt. Michael Haarbosch    

Robbery Unit 

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5445

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, January 25, 2016  11:50am

Pleasant Park robbery suspect and person of interest to be identified

 (Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating a December pharmacy robbery and is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible, as well as a person of interest. 

On December 10, 2015, at approximately 7:00 pm, just before closing, a lone male suspect entered a pharmacy situated along the 1000 block of Pleasant Park Road.  The suspect produced a knife and made a demand for specific prescription drugs, including Fentanyl.  The suspect obtained an undisclosed quantity of the sought after drugs and fled to a waiting vehicle. There may have been two other males sitting in the vehicle. There were no injuries. 

The Robbery Unit is seeking to identify the suspect responsible for the robbery.  He is described as being a black male, 5’10” (178cm), and medium build. At the time he was wearing a scarf over his face, a dark jacket, jeans, white gloves and carried a bag (images attached.) 

In addition, the Robbery Unit is seeking to identify a person of interest who was in the premises preceding the robbery. He is described as a black male, early to mid 20’s, medium build, black hair.  He wore a comb in his hair, a black long sleeved shirt underneath a black puffy vest with a red design over the left breast, dark pants.(image attached) 

The vehicle is described as being a silver Honda Accord, 2 doors, that, at the time, had a broken driver’s side window covered with plastic. 

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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CONTACT: 
S/Sgt. Michael Haarbosch    

Robbery Unit 

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5445