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Posted On Sunday, November 29, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday November 29, 2020     12:54 p.m. (Ottawa) –Today, the Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse (SACA) Unit charged a man with sex offences following an investigation.
Yassin FARAH, 37 years of age of no fixed address is charged with sexual assault on a child under 16 with a weapon, forcible confinement x2, robbery with a weapon, and uttering threats to cause death x3.
These charges are related to incidents...

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Posted On Friday, November 27, 2020

2020-Purse-Project5-Refill POSTER-E-F Final FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 27, 2020      3:18pm  (Ottawa) – Once again, the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) is inviting Ottawa residents to help us collect personal hygiene products for women.  
“You can’t decide to skip your period because you don’t have money for sanitary products,” said Cst. Dawn Neilly. “We’re asking for people to give sanitary and hygiene products like pads, tampons,...

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Posted On Friday, November 27, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 27, 2020   2:30pm  
(Ottawa)– The Ottawa Police Service is asking for the public’s assistance in locating missing 29 year old Maryan Abdi of Ottawa. She was last seen this early afternoon in the area of Longfield Drive and Beatrice Drive in Barrhaven. Her family is concerned for her safety. 
Maryan is described as a Black woman, 5’6” (168cm) medium build. She is deaf and autistic. She...

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Posted On Thursday, November 26, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, November 26, 2020   12:08pm
(Ottawa) — To date in November, more than 40 persons have been arrested and charged for impaired driving. This included one man who was stopped, in a construction zone while workers were present, with a blood alcohol content over twice the legal limit of 80 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood. 
With the holiday season upon us, the Ottawa Police will commence its Festive RIDE campaign starting...

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Posted On Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Suspect composite sketch OPP re Attempt Abduction FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, November 25, 2020   2:02pm  
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service is seeking public assistance to identify a man who was involved in an Attempted Abduction of a Child on November 6 th in the March Road and Second Line area of Kanata and releasing a composite sketch. 
The man is described as Middle Eastern, 50-60 years old with dark hair, greying on the sides. It is believed that he spoke Arabic at the time...

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