Seeking the identity of a suspect male from Robberies on Carling Avenue

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(Ottawa) –The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating two robberies involving the same male suspect.   They are seeking public assistance to identify him.

On Friday, July 20, 2018 at 12:10pm, a male suspect entered a bank at the 1300 block of Carling Avenue.   The male attended a teller and handed a note demanding money.  He left with an undisclosed amount of money.   No injuries were reported.

On that same day, a short time later, the same male entered a bank at the 1400 block of Carling Avenue.   He attended a teller with the same note demanding money.   An undisclosed amount was handed to him.  No injuries were reported.

Frontline officers attended both robberies with negative results of arrests.   A description and pictures of the male were taken.  He is described as white male, 50 to 60 years old, sun hat, gray t-shirt, jeans, small bag.  (view pictures)

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222, ext.5116. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.