Skip to main content

Ottawa police looking to identify suspect in store robbery on Bank Street

The Ottawa Police Service is seeking the public’s help to identify a suspect involved in a commercial robbery on Bank Street in Centretown last Friday. (Ottawa Police Service/ handout) The Ottawa Police Service is seeking the public’s help to identify a suspect involved in a commercial robbery on Bank Street in Centretown last Friday. (Ottawa Police Service/ handout)
Share

The Ottawa Police Service is seeking the public’s help to identify a suspect involved in a commercial robbery on Bank Street in Centretown last Friday.

Police allege the suspect entered a store located in the 300 block of Bank Street at around 2:30 p.m. and started a conversation with a staff member in the back before brandishing a knife and stealing items from the counter. He then ran away, police say.

He is described as 18 to 20 years of age, 110 to 120 lbs and five-foot-six to five-foot-seven tall. He was seen wearing a black winter coat, black hooded sweatshirt and black pants with a black backpack at the time of the theft. He was also carrying a red reusable shopping bag.

Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5116, or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 to remain anonymous.

 

  

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

BREAKING

BREAKING Honda to get up to $5B in govt help for EV battery, assembly plants

Honda is set to build an electric vehicle battery plant next to its Alliston, Ont., assembly plant, which it is retooling to produce fully electric vehicles, all part of a $15-billion project that is expected to include up to $5 billion in public money.

Secret $70M Lotto Max winners break their silence

During a special winner celebration near their hometown, Doug and Enid shared the story of how they discovered they were holding a Lotto Max ticket worth $70 million and how they kept this huge secret for so long.

Stay Connected