Suspect to be identified in a theft

The Ottawa Police Service and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a distraction theft.

On the 1st of August 2019, at approximately 9:30 am, the suspect, working with an accomplice, stole the victim’s personal bag containing their phone, money and other personal items. The accomplice distracted the people at the table while the suspect took the bag. They then fled in a vehicle. The incident occurred at a hotel in the 100 block of Thad Johnson Priv. Please see photos below provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Service (613) 236-1222 Ext 3047 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.