Suspect sought in residential break & enter


UPDATE: Suspect identified.

The Ottawa Police Service Break & Enter Unit and Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect in a residential break & enter.

During afternoon hours on November 15, 2017, suspect entered a residence situated along Saunders Avenue. Entry was evidently gained through an insecure door. The homeowners were present but outside the residence at the time. The suspect(s) made off with a wallet from inside the home. A short time later, a transaction occurred at a store in the Market area, using a card stolen during the break & enter.

The suspect is described as being a male, darker complexion, 25-40 years, medium build, small moustache (see attached images.)

Anyone with information regarding this break & enter, or any other break & enter, is asked to call the Ottawa Police’s Break & Enter Unit at 613-236-1222, extension 2655 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.