OTTAWA – The Ottawa Police Service is asking for the public's help in locating Ricardo SPENCE, wanted in relation to trafficking of a person, living off the avails, and assault with a weapon.

SPENCE, age 30 of Ottawa, is known to frequent this area as well as Mississauga, Niagara Falls and London.

He is described as black male, 6 ft 1 inch tall (185 cm), about 200 lbs (91 kg), short black hair, English speaking.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of SPENCE is asked to call Detective Serge Bérubé of the Ottawa Police Central Investigations Section at 613-236-1222, ext. 5166, or Crime Stoppers at 613-232-8477 (TIPS) or 1-800-222-8477.