Assault with a weapon suspect to identify

Mar 26 2020

Assault with a weapon suspect to identify


The Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations Section is asking for public assistance to identify the suspect involved in an Assault with a weapon that occurred yesterday in the 900 block of Morrison Drive.

On March 24, at approx. 2:10pm, frontline police responded to a call for service at a residence where a woman in her 30s had just been assaulted. The victim, who answered her door, was immediately assaulted by an unknown male who was wearing a blue surgical mask and white latex gloves. She suffered minor injuries.

Investigators are looking to identify the male suspect who has been described as a French-speaking Middle Eastern male, approx. 20 years of age, 5’8” (173 cm), 173 lbs (78 kg) with a thin build, wearing a dark jacket and dark pants (see photos).

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect, please contact the West Criminal Investigations Section at 613-236-1222, ext. 2666 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.