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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.


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

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