Suspect to identify in Woodroffe Avenue Robbery

Posted On Tuesday May 18, 2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, May 18, 2021   2:14pm 

(Ottawa) — The Robbery Unit is looking for public assistance to identify a man involved in a Robbery in the 1500 block of Woodroffe Avenue on March 14th, 2021.

At approximately 11:40pm, a lone man entered a business, assaulted the cashier, and took an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register. The cashier did not sustain serious injuries.

The suspect is described as a Black man in his early to mid-20’s, approximately 5’9” (175cm), and average build. He was wearing a black puffy jacket with the hood up, black pants, white running shoes and had a 2-coloured bandana covering his nose to neck (see photos).

Anyone with information about this incident 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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