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Posted On Monday, November 30, 2020

Merivale Robbery Suspect 1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, November 30, 2020   3:17pm  
(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two men responsible for a commercial robbery that occurred on November 20 th , in the 1600 block of Merivale Road in Nepean.  
In the afternoon of November 20 th two men were involved in a bank robbery. They left with an undetermined amount of money. No one was injured.
The first suspect...

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Posted On Sunday, November 29, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, November 29, 2020   11:40am  
(Ottawa) – Today, the Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse (SACA) Unit charged a man with sex offences following an investigation.  
Yassin FARAH, 37 years of age, of no fixed address, is charged with sexual assault on a child under 16 with a weapon, forcible confinement x2, robbery with a weapon, and uttering threats to cause death x3.  
He...

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Posted On Friday, November 27, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 27, 2020   8:47pm  (Ottawa) –The Ottawa Police Service Missing Persons Section informs that Maryan Abdi has been located safe and sound.    Thank you for your assistance. 
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Posted On Friday, November 27, 2020

2020-Purse-Project5-Refill POSTER-E-F Final FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 27, 2020      3:18pm  (Ottawa) – Once again, the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) is inviting Ottawa residents to help us collect personal hygiene products for women.  
“You can’t decide to skip your period because you don’t have money for sanitary products,” said Cst. Dawn Neilly. “We’re asking for people to give sanitary and hygiene products like pads, tampons,...

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Posted On Thursday, November 26, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, November 26, 2020   12:08pm
(Ottawa) — To date in November, more than 40 persons have been arrested and charged for impaired driving. This included one man who was stopped, in a construction zone while workers were present, with a blood alcohol content over twice the legal limit of 80 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood. 
With the holiday season upon us, the Ottawa Police will commence its Festive RIDE campaign starting...

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