Crime Stoppers and the Ottawa Police Service are seeking your assistance in identifying a male believed to be responsible for two robberies.
On July 8, 2012, at approximately 1:20 am, a lone male suspect entered a convenience store situated along the 400 block of Rideau St. The male made a demand for cash but fled the store empty handed. On the same date, at approximately 4:20 am, the same suspect entered a convenience store situated along the 300 block of Rideau St. The suspect made a demand for cash and fled the store with an undisclosed quantity of same. There were no injuries as a result of either robbery.
The suspect is described as being a Caucasian male, 30-40 years of age, English speaking, large build, clean shaven, with graying hair. He was wearing green shorts, white running shoes and a white baseball cap. He changed shirts from a white and green striped long sleeve shirt in the initial robbery to a grey t-shirt for the second. (see attached images)
If you have information about the identity of the suspect, or any other criminal activity call Crime Stoppers at 613-233-TIPS (8477), toll free at 1-800-222-8477. You can also visit our website www.crimestoppers.ca. You can follow us on facebook, youtube and twitter. Remember Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, we will not record your call and you are not required to testify in court. If your information leads to an arrest or a charge, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000.