FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday August 14, 2014 8:00am
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating a retail robbery and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspect responsible.
On July 20, 2014, at approximately 1:45am, a lone male suspect entered a convenience store situated along the 1300 block of Richmond Road. The suspect initially appeared to be purchasing cigarettes but when payment was required, the suspect made a demand for cash. The suspect fled the premises empty-handed. No weapon was seen and there were no injuries.
The suspect is described as being a Caucasian male, approximately 50 years of age, approximately 5’6” (168cm), medium build and balding. He was wearing a white button-down shirt at the time of the robbery (see pictures.)
Anyone with information with respect to this robbery, or any other robbery, is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5116 or Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS) or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.
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S/Sgt. Michael Haarbosch
Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5445