Suspect to identify in Slater Street robbery

Posted On Thursday July 11, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 10, 2019  3:05pm 

(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Robbery Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect in a personal robbery that occurred on June 3, 2019 at 1:30 pm in the 100 block of Slater Street. 

The suspect was seen following the victim near the intersection of Slater and Metcalfe into a building on Slater Street. The suspect then struck the victim and stole items that the victim was carrying. 

The suspect is described as a Black male, 20 - 25 years old, and 6’ tall (183cm). He was wearing a red jacket with a white hooded coat underneath, black sweatpants with red cuffs and white Nike running shoes (see pictures.) 

Anyone who knows who this person may be is encouraged 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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