Suspect sought in retail robberies

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Ottawa – The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating the recent robberies of two convenience stores and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspect responsible.

On January 12, 2017, at approximately 12:35 am, a lone male suspect entered a convenience store situated along the 1300 block of Richmond Rd. The suspect demanded money and fled with an undisclosed quantity of cash. There were no injuries.

On the same date, at 2:40 am, a lone male suspect entered a convenience store situated along the 0-100 block of Tartan Dr. The suspect indicated it was a robbery and demanded money. The suspect fled with an undisclosed quantity of cash. There were no injuries.

The suspect is described as male, with a dark complexion, 25-30 years, medium height and build.

Please see pictures below provided by investigators.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery, or any robbery, is asked to call the Ottawa Police’s Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5116 or Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Remember Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display, we will not ask your name or record your call and you are not required to testify in court. If your information leads to their identity, you could qualify for a cash reward of up to $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.