The Ottawa Police Service is investigating a convenience store robbery on Innes Road near Bearbrook Road.
A man walked into the store on Monday at 3:32 a.m., told the clerk that he was armed and demanded lottery tickets and cigarettes.
No one was hurt in the incident.
The suspect is described as black man, between the ages of 23 and 27, standing 6' 0'' (183 cm) with a large build. He was wearing a grey Reebok Athletics hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and a black baseball cap at the time of the robbery.
Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect can contact the Ottawa Police Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5116.
Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.