FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:15pm
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating a robbery of an employee of a gas station on Baseline Road and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspects responsible.
On February 14, 2015, at approximately 9:30pm, two male suspects, both disguised, entered a gas station kiosk located in the 2500 block of Baseline Road near Pinecrest Avenue. Both suspects carried knives and one suspect pointed a knife at the employee. The suspects obtained a quantity of cigarettes and fled the premises. The two suspects were last seen on foot at the rear of 1310 Pinecrest Avenue. There were no injuries.
In the days that followed the robbery, the suspects may have been selling lower-priced packages of cigarettes.
The suspects are described as follows (images attached):
Suspect #1: Caucasian male, average build, approximately 6’0” (183cm). He was wearing a tan or yellow button up coat, a black “hoodie” underneath, grey track pants and brown boots. He had a black and white bandana covering his face, along with sunglasses. He wore grey gloves with dark grey stripes at the fingertips, and he carried a knife in his right hand.
Suspect #2: Caucasian male, thin build, approximately 5’11” (180cm). He was wearing black jeans, a grey winter coat with epaulets (on the shoulders), a blue baseball cap, possibly a Detroit Tigers logo, with a white "D" on the front, a red and white scarf that was used to cover his face, along with sun glasses. He also held a knife in his right hand.
Anyone with information with respect to this robbery, or any other robbery, is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5116. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS), toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or downloading the Ottawa Police iOS app.
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S/Sgt. Michael Haarbosch
Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5445