Kanata Canada Day assault suspects sought
KANATA – A Canada Day assault has Ottawa police searching for two suspects caught on film following the altercation.
“The West Criminal Investigations Unit is requesting the public’s assistance to identify two male suspects in relation to an assault with a weapon/pointing a firearm in the Kanata area on Canada Day,” the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) released in a statement today.
On July 1, at approximately 11:40 p.m., two males in a purple minivan had a dispute with a pedestrian in the 400 block of Terry Fox Drive.
The victim was assaulted and had a firearm pointed at him.
“The first suspect is described as a Caucasian male with short brown hair and goatee,” the OPS said. “He was wearing a red t-shirt with a black ski mask logo on the front.
“The second suspect is described as a Caucasian male with brown hair. He was wearing reading glasses, a black baseball cap with small white symbol in front, a white t-shirt with red writing in front, grey jeans and white runners.”
They were both captured by a nearby surveillance camera operating the minivan. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 2666.
Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or crimestoppers.ca.