Police release images of Centretown armed robbery suspect

Ottawa police are asking for help identifying a suspect involved in a commercial robbery last Friday.

The incident took place in the 300 block of Bank Street on Feb. 23, 2024 around 2:30 p.m.

Police say in a release that the suspect entered the store, went to the back and struck up a conversation with a staff member.

He showed a large knife and took products from behind the counter. He then fled the store on foot.

Police describe the suspect as the following:

  • Black male
  • 18 to 20 years of age
  • 5’6″ to 5’7″ tall

At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a black winter coat, black hoodie, black pants and a black backpack.

Police ask anyone who has information on the incident or can identify the suspect to contact them 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.

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