Ottawa police are searching for a man wanted on several criminal charges.

Everton Ambrose, 21, is wanted for assault causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace, indecent acts, mischief to property, uttering threats and theft.

Ambrose is described as a black man, about six-feet-tall. He weighs about 144 lbs. with a medium build and black hair.

Police are asking anyone who sees Ambrose to call 911 immediately.

Anyone with information about Ambrose is asked to contact the Ottawa police at 613-236-1222 ext. 6615 or Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 or toll-free at 1-800-222-8477.