Suspect to identify in Montreal Road Commercial Robbery

Posted On Tuesday March 08, 2022
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, March 8, 2022  2:40 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 500 block of Montreal Road on January 27th, 2022. 

At approximately 8:15am, a man entered the business and concealed food items in his bag. When confronted by employees while trying to leave without paying, he brandished a knife. There were no reported injuries.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian man, 5’7” – 5’10” (170-178cm), thin build, English-speaking. He was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket with white zippers, grey pants, and black winter boots. He was carrying two duffle bags, one red and one black, crossed over his body (see photo).

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 crimestoppers.ca.

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