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



(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.