Suspect to identify in Hobin Street Commercial Robbery

Posted On Wednesday April 20, 2022
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 20, 2022 11:20 pm

(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is looking for the public’s assistance to identify a man involved in a robbery in the 1-100 block of Hobin Street on April 13th, 2022.

At approximately 3:16am, the lone man entered a business with a handgun demanding money and cigarettes. The clerk complied and the suspect fled on foot. There were no reported injuries.

The suspect is described as Caucasian, tall, slim build wearing a white hooded sweatshirt with block letters “NY” on the front in dark, possibly blue-colored lettering, white or light grey track pants, red shoes, and a full-face skeleton mask. He was also seen carrying a grey bag with black trim (see photos).

Anyone with information 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

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