Suspect to identify in Centretown area Robberies

Posted On Wednesday October 13, 2021
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Robbery Suspect to identify

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, October 13, 2021   3:06pm 

(Ottawa) — The Robbery Unit is looking for public assistance to identify a man involved in two robberies in the Centretown area on October 9th, 2021.

At approximately 2:00am, a lone man entered a business in the 400 block of Bank Street. At approximately 9:45am, the same man entered a business in the 1000 block of Wellington Street West.

In both robberies, the suspect threatened the cashier with a knife, demanding money. The suspect fled the area on foot, with an undisclosed amount of money, lottery tickets, and cigarettes.

No one was injured in these incidents.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian man, approximately 5’10” (178cm), wearing glasses, and has a moustache. He was last seen wearing a black zip-up hoodie, a red tuque, a black bandana covering his face, and black pants (see photos).

Anyone with information about this incident 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 or at crimestoppers.ca

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