Robber returns to scene to create crime

NEPEAN – Ottawa police need help identifying a robber who returned to create the crime.

The police are looking for this suspect. Courtesy OPS
The police are looking for this suspect. Courtesy OPS

The Ottawa police is asking for the public’s assistance to help identify a suspect for a robbery that occurred on June 9, on Bayshore Drive.

“At approximately 12:50 p.m. the suspect entered a store located in the 100 block of Bayshore Drive,” Ottawa Police Services (OPS) released in a statement. “The suspect entered the store asking for some cartons of cigarettes, he then left the store saying he would be back. The suspect returned a short time later, walked behind the counter, produced a knife and took an undisclosed amount of money, lottery tickets and cigarettes. The suspect fled the area on foot.”

The suspect is described as a black male, 20 to 23-years-old, approximately 6’4” (193 cm) with a muscular build and a goatee. He was wearing a black “Ecco” hooded sweatshirt, black Adidas pants with “Adidas” in white, white with black Nike running shoes and carrying a grey Air Jordan bag.

Anyone with information regarding this incident 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