Suspect to identify in theft at St-Laurent Boulevard religious institution

Posted On Thursday August 13, 2020
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Suspect to identify

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, August 13th, 2020, 2:45pm 

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service is asking for public assistance in order to identify a man involved in a theft that occurred at a Mosque located at 2335 St-Laurent Boulevard. 

At approximately 12:20pm on July 28th, the man arrived in a white 4-door Volkswagen Jetta. He then entered the Mosque and proceeded to break into the donation boxes, stealing an undetermined amount of money. 

The suspect is described as Middle Eastern man, 25 to 32 years old, 5’8” (173cm), medium build. At the time of the incident he was wearing a Black Toronto Raptors Championship baseball cap with a gold Raptors logo, a white t-shirt, black gym pants, a beaded wrist band on his right arm and white socks (see photos). 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service East Criminal Investigation Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 3566.

Anonymoustips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) or by downloading the Ottawa Police app. 

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