Suspect sought in convenience store robbery on Castlefrank Road

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(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating a recent convenience store robbery and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspect responsible.

On April 12, 2017, at approximately 4:20 am, a lone male suspect entered a convenience store situated along the 100 block of Castlefrank Road. The suspect, disguised, made a demand for cash suggested he was armed, though no weapon was seen. The suspect obtained a small amount of cash and then demanded cigarettes. The suspect fled with a quantity of both cash and cigarettes. There were no injuries.

The suspect is described as being a black male, 18-25 years, approximately 5’10″(178 cm), slim build, wearing a ski mask, wearing a grey/black hooded jacket, and brown gloves

See images below provided by investigator.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit (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.