Seeking to identify two suspects in a robbery on Bayshore Drive

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(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service is investigating a recent incident and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify two male suspects.

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 7:25pm two male suspects entered a retail outlet situated in the 100 block of Bayshore Drive. The suspects were observed shop-lifting. When confronted by store security, one of the suspects brandished a knife and assaulted the security officer. The security officer suffered minor injuries.

Both males appear to be in their early twenties. The first suspect is described as light-skinned, wearing a black tuque and a red winter jacket. The second suspect is olive-skinned, wearing a black tuque and a black jacket (see attached pictures.)

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Ottawa Police’s 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.