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Man wanted for theft and fraud

Ottawa police are trying to track the man pictured in this article after a number of thefts in the region.
2018-05-02 purse thief
Man wanted by the Ottawa Police Service. Photo/ Ottawa Police Service

The Ottawa Police Service is looking to identify a man, believed to be involved in 20 of thefts and fraud cases across the city.

Officials said the man is wanted mainly in purse thefts. Stolen credit cards from those purses are then used for various fraudulent transactions. 

The suspect has been active in the area since February, frequenting Universities, other stores and coffee shops.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect or the vehicle he has been seen in, is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service or Crime Stoppers.

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