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IDENTIFIED: Billings Bridge area swarming robbery under investigation

Ottawa police are looking for a pair of suspects.
2020-04-08 bank street swarming
Suspects in a swarming robbery on Bank Street, in the Billings Bridge area, March 6, 2020. Photo/ Ottawa Police Service

Update 7:38 a.m.: The two suspects in the March 6th swarming have been identified. The Ottawa Police Robbery Unit would like to thank the public for their assistance. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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The Ottawa Police Service is searching for two suspects believed to be involved in a swarming and robbery in the Billings Bridge area of Bank Street.

Officers say a man was confronted by several men who assaulted him on Monday, March 6, around 5:37 p.m.

The suspects stole personal items from the victim before leaving the area. The victim suffered minor injuries. 

One suspect is described as:

  • Black
  • Between 18 and 20 years old
  • Medium build
  • Black goatee
  • Was wearing a light-coloured hoodie and a grey coat 

The second suspect is described as:

  • Middle Eastern
  • Between 18 and 20 years old
  • Medium build
  • Beard
  • Was wearing a black hoodie and a black coat

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit 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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