Suspect to identify in Merivale Road commercial break-in

Posted On Thursday May 19, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 19, 2022 1:30 pm 

(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service Break and Enter Unit is looking for the public’s assistance to identify a man involved in a commercial break in the 1600 block of Merivale Rd on August 22, 2021.

At about 4:05 am, a man was captured on surveillance video stealing a quantity of merchandise.

The suspect is described as Caucasian, slim build, 6 ft (183 cm) tall, with long blond hair pulled back in a ponytail. He has distinctive tattoos on his right arm. He was wearing a black T-shirt, a face mask and red gloves. (see photos)

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Break and Enter Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 4533.

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

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