Suspects to identify in an East end Fraud investigation

Posted On Monday January 11, 2021
Blair Towers Fraud Suspect 1
Blair Towers Fraud Suspect 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, January 11, 2020   1:50pm

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects in relation to a fraud that occurred on September 4, 2020 in the City’s east end. 

At approximately 2:00pm, two men used a credit card without authority to purchase high end electronics at a business in the area of Blair Road and Ogilvie Road . The card had been misplaced by its owner moments before the offence. 

The first suspect is described as a Caucasian man, mid-20’s to mid-30’s, 6’0” (183cm), 190 lbs (86kg), with a full dark brown beard and short hair. This male was wearing blue/grey capri jeans, grey shoes, a grey Nike hoodie, and a dark grey baseball hat (see photos). 

The second suspect is described as a Caucasian man, mid-30’s, 5’11’ (180cm) tall, 175 lbs (79kg), with short dark hair.  He was wearing a grey t-shirt, grey spring/fall jacket, black jeans, black and white running shoes, and a black baseball hat. (See photos) 

Anyone with information regarding this fraud is asked to call the Ottawa Police East Criminal Investigations Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 3566. 

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.  

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