Suspect to identify in Richmond Road robbery

Posted On Tuesday December 15, 2020
Richmond Rd Robbery Suspect
Suspect to ID

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, December 15, 2020   9:30am 

(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police is asking for the public’s assistance to help identify a man responsible for a commercial robbery that occurred on December 7th, 2020, in the 300 block of Richmond Road. 

At approximately 12:00 pm a man entered a retail store, selected several clothing items and concealed them. When the suspect was questioned by staff members, he produced a can of bear spray and threatened the staff. He fled the area with the items. 

The suspect is described as a white male, 5’6” (168cm), with a heavy build. He was wearing black pants, a black and red North Face vest, a dark grey backpack, a baseball cap with a flat brim and gold logo (see photo). 

Anyone with information regarding this incident 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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