Suspect to identify following an attempted robbery in Bells Corners

Posted On Tuesday September 22, 2020
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Suspect to ID

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 22, 2020    2:45pm

(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Robbery Unit is investigating an attempted robbery that occurred on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at approximately 1:28pm. 

One man entered a store in the 1800 block of Robertson Road. After going through the aisles for a moment, he proceeded to the cash register. The suspect asked for change and when the cash register was opened, he drew a knife and asked for its contents. The clerk closed the cash register and yelled at the suspect to leave the store, which he did. Nobody was injured at the time.

The robbery suspect is described as a Caucasian man, in his 20’s, approximately 5’10" (178cm), thin to athletic build. He was wearing a black hooded jacket with red horizontal stripes, white and black flat brimmed baseball hat, beige and green camouflage style pants and white and black basketball shoes (see photos). 

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service 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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