Suspect to identify in Elgin Street robbery

Posted On Monday July 15, 2019
suspect robbery pic 1
suspect robbery pic 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 15, 2019       2:44 pm

(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police is asking for the public’s assistance to help identify a suspect for a robbery that occurred on June 30, 2019 on Elgin Street. 

At approximately 10:15 am the suspect entered a store located in the 200 block of Elgin Street. The suspect entered the store and brandished an X-Acto knife (box cutting knife). The suspect demanded money from the cash register. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency and fled North bound on Elgin Street.   

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, 50-60 yrs old, average build and height, medium length brown and grey hair and a salt and pepper goatee (see pictures.) 

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 

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