(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.