Suspect sought in bank robbery on Bank Street

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14 Mar

Suspect sought in bank robbery on Bank Street


OTTAWA: The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspect responsible for a bank robbery.

On Thursday, March 2, 2017, at approximately 1:55 pm, a lone male suspect entered a bank situated along the 1-100 block of Bank St. The suspect, disguised, made a verbal demand for cash. The suspect was provided an undisclosed quantity of money and fled the premises.  There were no injuries. The suspect was observed walking northbound up Bank Street preceding the robbery.

The suspect is described as being a Caucasian male, 40-50 years. At the time he wore sunglasses, a black tuque, a beige sweater, light coloured jeans and sneakers (view 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.