Suspects to identify in West end Fraud Investigation

Posted On Thursday April 22, 2021
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Suspects to ID

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 22, 2020         2:00pm 

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigation Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects in relation to several frauds that have occurred since April 1st, 2021 in the City’s West end. 

The complainant had her debit card stolen from her vehicle on April 1st. The card was subsequently fraudulently used at several locations in the West end.

The first suspect is described as a Caucasian man, mid-20’s to mid-30’s, 5’10” (178cm), 190 lbs (86kg), with short black hair. In one instance, he was wearing blue puffer jacket and on another one he was wearing a blue varsity jacket with the letter S embroidered on the left side, dark pants and a dark tuque (see photos). 

The second suspect is described as a Caucasian man, mid-20’s to mid-30’s, 5’11’ (180cm) tall, 175 lbs (79kg).  He was wearing a beige mutton jacket, a black t-shirt, black pants and a black tuque with a pom pom (see photos). 

Anyone with information regarding this fraud is asked to call the Ottawa Police West Criminal Investigations Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 2666. 

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


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