OPS on hunt for west end thief (VIDEO)

OTTAWA – Ottawa police are still on the hunt for a thief suspected in a series of west end robberies.

 The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit continues to investigate a series of robberies from Baseline Road and Merivale Road from Feb. 1 to 7. Investigators are still looking to identify a male suspect and released four related videos.

The suspect is described as a black male, 25 to 30 years of age, 6’0″ (183 cm), medium to large build, with medium length dreadlocks. The suspect was wearing dark track pants, black shoes, a black puffy winter coat with the hood up.

Photo of suspect. Courtesy OPS
Photo of suspect. Courtesy OPS

Information with respect to retail robbery prevention, and what to do when a robbery occurs, can be reviewed here.

Anyone with information regarding these robberies, or any other robbery, is asked to call Ottawa Police’s Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5116. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.