Suspect sought in Attempt Fraud & Theft

28 Dec

Suspect sought in Attempt Fraud & Theft


The Ottawa Police Service and Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect involved in a attempt fraud and theft.

On the 17Nov2017 at 14:15hrs a male suspect attempted to cash in a fraudulent check at the Meridian Credit Union at 99 Bank St. Upon refusal, the suspect began to shout, curse, and insult the staff, then grabbed the United Way donation box and stormed out of the premise.

The male suspect is described as a white male in his 50’s, 5ft11, thin build and bald was seen wearing a dark shirt, grey long sleeved zippered sweat shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information regarding this theft is asked to call the Ottawa Police’s at 613-236-1222, 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.