Suspect to identify in Coventry Road retail robbery

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The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a robbery which occurred on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 1:07p.m. in the 300 block of Coventry Road.

A lone male suspect entered a store, stole merchandise and when confronted by the store employee, brandished a box cutter. The employee was not injured and the suspect fled the area.

Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, in his mid-thirties, 6’0-6’3 (183-191cm), large build with buzz cut black hair and a trimmed black beard. He was wearing a black jacket or hoodie, a grey quarter zip up top, black pants and red running shoes. He also has tattoos on both hands (see pictures).

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5116.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.