Suspect to be ID in theft at Riverside Dr

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The Ottawa Police East Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect in theft.

On the 16th of March 2018, at approximately 6:30 pm the victim had been shopping in a commercial business located in the 2200 block of Riverside Dr. They had set down their shopping bags and personal bag while browsing items in the immediate vicinity. The suspect, with the victim only feet away, took all the bags without the victim noticing and fled the area. Please see the photos below provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Service East Criminal Investigations Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 3566 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.