OTTAWA — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is looking for public assistance in identifying a male suspect involved in three consecutive armed robberies in the west end this morning.
A male suspect approached a victim pointing a gun and asked for his wallet shortly after 10:30 a.m. in the 1 to 100 block of Bishops Mills Way. The suspect fled on foot after the victim stated that he did not carry a wallet.
A male suspect entered a convenience store armed with a gun demanding money shortly after 11 a.m. in the 700 block of March Rd. He stole an undisclosed amount of money and fled on foot.
A male suspect entered a convenience store on Hazeldean Rd., armed with a gun, demanding money and cigarettes around 11:45 a.m. He fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes.
In all three instances, the suspect is described as a Caucasian male, approximately 5’10” (178cm), slim build. He was wearing all black clothing, white latex gloves, black Balaclava and black sunglasses. He was carrying a blue reusable grocery bag.
This suspect is considered armed and dangerous. Please do not approach him, call 911 immediately.
Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5116.
Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.