Ottawa police have released a picture of a man wanted for breaking and entering into a Merivale Road business just south of Westgate Shopping Centre.

Police say the alleged incident happened just before 4 a.m. on January 20.

The suspect is accused of smashing a window of a business at the corner of Merivale Road and Thames Street to gain entry. Police say he looked around but left empty-handed.

The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian man
  • 20-30 years old
  • Wearing a dark jacket with a grey hooded jacket underneath, and a grey baseball cap

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Ottawa Police at 613-236-122, ext. 2655. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.