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Posted On Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Suspect1 Riocan Robbery FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 29, 2020      10:45am (Ottawa) – Frontline Officers responded to a commercial robbery in the 100 block of Riocan Avenue, on January 4, 2020. 
At approximately 10:33pm, a man entered a business and concealed a glass bottle under his coat.  Once outside the premises, an employee verbally confronted the man and at that point, the man took the bottle out and struck the employee on the forehead with it. The...

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Posted On Friday, April 24, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 24, 2020     11:15am
 (Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit would like to remind parents and guardians of the importance of monitoring children’s online activities. 
With the pandemic, we know that kids are at home with more time on their hands, some of which is spent online. Within the last week, our partners in the RCMP and other organizations have notified...

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Posted On Monday, April 20, 2020

Somerset Robbery suspect 1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, April 20, 2020    9:35am  (Ottawa) – Frontline Officers responded to a commercial robbery in the 600 block of Somerset Street West, on April 17, 2020. 
At approximately 1:40pm, a man, disguised with a surgical mask, entered into a financial institution and presented the teller with a note demanding cash. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.  
The suspect is described as a dark skinned...

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Posted On Thursday, April 16, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 16, 2020 11:00am (Ottawa)– Ottawa Police Frontline officers responded to a call concerning a man who had just been stabbed in the 1000 block of Donald Street on Sunday, April 12 at approximately 8:14pm.
Officers learned that a man approached the victim who was taking out the garbage and stabbed him in the lower abdomen before fleeing the scene. The victim, a 26 year old man, was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening...

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Posted On Thursday, April 09, 2020

Dear Community Members, I am providing you an update on policing efforts during this public health emergency called the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) is working closely with Ottawa Public Health (OPH), who is leading the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa. Community health and well-being must be at the forefront of this emergency. We know that this is a difficult time for residents of Ottawa. Thank you for staying home, practicing physical...
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