Suspect sought in purse snatching on Rideau Street

(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating a July purse snatching involving an older female victim and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspect responsible.

On July 4, 2017, at approximately 2:55 pm, a female, in her early 70s, was standing along Rideau Street, near Nelson Street. A male suspect approached and grabbed the victim’s purse. A struggle for the purse ensued, during which the victim was dragged to the ground. The suspect fled with the purse but was pursued by two passersby. The suspect was caught, and the purse was retrieved, but the suspect then fled. During the course of the robbery, the victim sustained a fracture to her leg.

The suspect is described as being a Caucasian male, 5’10”-6’1″(178 cm to 185 cm), 35-45 years, medium to large build, small spaced out teeth, pock-marked face, short dark hair, unshaven (images attached.)

Anyone with information regarding this robbery, or any other robbery, is asked to call the Ottawa Police’s Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5116 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.




Suspect sought in theft and assault on Eagleson Rd

UPDATE: SUSPECT HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AND CHARGED.

On the 3rd of July 2017, the suspect attended a commercial business located in the 700 block of Eagleson Rd. He stole a quantity of merchandise. A loss prevention officer attempted to stop the suspect who then assaulted the employee resulting in an injury.

Please see the photo below provided by the investigator.

If you know the identity of the individual call The Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations Unit, Det. McIntosh 613-236-1222 ext:2643 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.




Male to be identified in multiple thefts in Orleans

Ottawa Police Service East Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help in identifying a male responsible for multiple thefts in Orleans.

On the 6th and 13th of July, an unidentified male entered a commercial store located in the 3000 block of St. Joseph Blvd where he selected certain items and concealed them in his pockets. He would then select other items and pay just for those items, before leaving.

Please see photos below provided by the investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Service East Criminal Investigations Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 3566 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.




Suspect sought in theft on St. Laurent Blvd

Ottawa Police Service East Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help in identifying a male responsible for a theft.

On the 24th of June 2017, an unidentified male entered a commercial store located in the 1900 block of St. Laurent Blvd where he selected an item, concealed it on his person and left.

Please see photos below provided by the investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Service East Criminal Investigations Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 3566 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.




Unidentified female suspect sought in theft

The Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help in identifying a female suspect in a theft.

On the 11th of May 2017, an unknown female entered a department store located in the 2100 block of Carling Ave where she selected and concealed hundreds of dollars worth of clothing. She then left the store without paying and fled the scene.

Please see photos below provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individual call the Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations Unit (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.




Suspects sought in theft and use of stolen credit cards

The Ottawa Police Service and Crime Stoppers are looking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects involved in a theft and use of stolen credit cards.

On the 18th of June 2017, the suspects broke into a locker at a public facility located in the 100 block of Argyle Ave. Once the suspects broke the lock, they stole some contents of the locker and proceeded to use the stolen credit cards to make several purchases.

Please refer to the pictures provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individuals call 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.




Suspects to be ID in theft and assault on Baseline Rd

UPDATE: Suspects have been identified.

Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Stoppers are looking to identify an unknown male and female suspect involved in a theft and assault.

On the 7th July 2017, the suspects entered at a business located in the 1900 block of Baseline Rd, where they concealed multiple items in bags they had with them, and then left the premises without paying. Once confronted outside, the unidentified female assaulted the employee. They both fled the scene.

Male suspect is described as wearing a black hat, backpack, T-shirt and pants.

Female suspect is described as wearing all black clothing, with reddish brown hair.

Both were wearing Joker T-shirts with “Why So Serious” on it.

Please refer to photo provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individuals call the Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations Unit (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.

 




Arrested :Two suspects to be ID in stealing and using stolen credit and debit cards

Ottawa Police Organized Fraud Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help in identifying a two female suspects for using stolen credit and debit cards.

June 23rd 2017 two female suspects stole a purse from the victim’s walker at a store in the 100 block of Richmond Road. The two unidentified females then used both the victim’s credit card and debit card to go on a shopping spree at several retail stores.

Description of female suspect #1. White female, medium build, approx. 5’8-5’9. long dark hair, glasses, 40-50 years of age. Wearing black flip flops, 3/4 blue leggings, grey hoodie wrapped around waste. Grey tank top. Black purse diagonal on right shoulder, black baseball cap with logo and pink style bracelet on right wrist.

Description of suspect #2 White female, thin build approximately 5’5, long brown hair. Wearing dark long sleeved shirt with multi colored shirt underneath. dark leggings. dark court shoes. bracelet on right wrist.

Please see photos provided by the investigator.

If you know the identity of the individuals call the Ottawa Police Service Organized Fraud Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 5438 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.




Suspects sought in multiple thefts in Orleans

Ottawa Police Service East Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a group of 3 female suspects who are responsible for multiple shopliftings in the Orleans area.

The group performed thefts in 5 different pharmacy locations in Orleans in a short period of time. Together they stole for 1000’s of dollars worth of allergy medication and teeth whitening products.

Please see photos below of the three suspects provided by investigators.

If you know the identity of the individuals call the Ottawa Police Service East Criminal Investigations Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 3566 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.




Information sought in stolen paintings

The Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations Unit and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help for any information regarding two stolen paintings.

Sometime between May 24th and May 25th 2017, two paintings were stolen from a theatre in the 100 block of Centrepointe Dr in Ottawa. One painting was 36″ x 24″ and the other was 36″ x 12″.

Please refer to pictures of the paintings below provided by investigators.

If you have any information regarding these paintings please call the Ottawa Police Service West Criminal Investigations Unit (613) 236-1222 Ext 2666 or anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477. 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 identities you could qualify for a cash reward of $2000. You can follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.