Suspect to identify in Blossom Park Theft

Posted On Monday August 09, 2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 9, 2021           1:15pm

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa East Criminal Investigation Unit is looking for the public’s assistance to identify an individual involved in a theft that occurred in the City’s East end.

At approximately 1:00pm on Saturday, July 10th, 2021, a woman paid for her purchases at a convenience store located in the 4000 block of Bridle Path Drive. After the transaction, she inadvertently left a plastic bag containing her money on the counter and left the store. A man then approached the counter and stole the bag.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian man, approximately 50 years old, and heavy build. He has short brown/grey hair. He has a large tattoo covering his exterior left forearm. At the time of the offence, he was wearing a grey t-shirt, beige pants and a white mask covering his nose and mouth (see photos).

Anyone with information about this incident or can identify the suspect is asked to contact the East Criminal Investigation Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 3566. 

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

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