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Suspect sought in theft

The Ottawa Police Service and Crime Stoppers are looking to identify a suspect in a theft.

On the 17th October 2021, while at the emergency waiting room at a hospital in the 3000 block of Baseline Rd, the suspect went into the knapsack of another patient who was sleeping at the time and stole a passport and cash from the complainants wallet. Please see the photos below, provided by investigators.

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