Ottawa Police have released new images in the hopes of solving two recent jewellery store robberies in the capital.

Police released this photo as well as a video (see below) Tuesday of a suspect believed to be involved in a robberyat Carlingwood Mall and Billings Bridge on January 4, 2016. The person of interest in this case purchased two large hammers at a south Ottawa hardware store a day before the alleged robberies.

The subject is described as being a male with light brown complexion, 18-25 years of age, slim build with dark puffy hair. At the time he wore a black puffy vest, a grey long-sleeved sweatshirt, grey sweatpants, and tan coloured boots.

Anyone with information with respect to these robberies, or any other robbery, is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5116.