UPDATE, Friday, May 7: The Ottawa Police Service says the suspect has been identified and that its investigation is ongoing.
The Ottawa Police Service is asking for the public's help to identify a man involved in a robbery on Iris Street.
Officer say a man was approached on the street just after 1 a.m. on April 9, and threatened with a knife as someone demanded he turn over his personal belongings.
Preceding the incident, police believe the suspect had gotten on the O-Train at Pimisi Station and exited at Booth Station before taking the #75 bus to Iris Street.
After the robbery, the suspect fled the area on foot. The victim did not sustain any injuries.
The suspect is described as:
- Light-brown skin
- 20-25 years old
- Approximately 5' 9'' (175 cm)
- Average build
- Was wearing a black puffy coat with a hood, black pants, black shoes, a black face mask and a black du-rag
Anyone with information regarding this incident 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.